Allie Bounds, 90 of Joaquin

Mrs. Allie “Billie” Bounds, 90, of Joaquin, Texas, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, in Shreveport, Louisiana.


Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday, May 21, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Charles Lawrence, Mrs. Bound’s great nephew, officiating.  Interment will follow at Johnson Cemetery in Joaquin, Texas, beside her husband, Mr. Chance Bounds.


Billie was born May 5, 1928, in the Belle Bower Community of Panola County, Texas, to E.B. Fuller and Ina Odessa Gates Fuller.  Her hobbies included gardening, working crossword puzzles and spending time with her family.  She loved her children, grands, great grands and her Lord.  Billie was a member of Summer Grove Baptist Church, Shreveport, Louisiana, a charter member of Logansport Missionary Baptist Church and a past member of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.


Missing her will be her

Daughters and sons-in-law:

Billie Faye Gatlin of Timpson, Texas

Delores Wilkins and husband, Joe, of Joaquin, Texas

Vicki Arrington and husband, Mark, of Shreveport, Louisiana



Todd Kaiser of Vidor, Texas

Chris Kaiser and wife, Dianna, of Hampshire-Fannett, Texas

Dama Shull and husband, Robert, of Joaquin, Texas

Yancey Arrington and Deirdre of Christchurch, New Zealand

Britney Powell and husband, Scott, of Shreveport, Louisiana

April Pledger and husband, Stacy, of Timpson, Texas

Zachary Arrington and wife, Brittany, of Shreveport, Louisiana

Nicole Gatlin of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Danyelle Wright and husband, Kent, of Grand Junction, Colorado

Benny Gatlin of Farmersville, Texas


Great grandchildren:

Rylie Kaiser

Mason and Gage Stark

Orlagh Arrington

Dre and Ryen Walters

Kenadie Powell

Kayson, Kaymin and Bowen Pledger

Brycen, Valyn and Reese Arrington


Brother: Gerald and Carla Fuller of Laredo, Texas



Jackie Ramsey of Timpson, Texas

Mary Dosier of Liberty, Texas

Jeanette Lee of Flint, Texas


Sister-in-law: Helen Fuller


Numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends


Preceded in death by

Husband of 51 years: Chance Bounds

Parents: E.B. and Odessa Fuller

Sisters: Fayrene Poole, Marguriet Brown

Brothers: L.D. Fuller, Guy Fuller, Freeman Fuller

Son-in-law: Benny Gatlin


Pallbearers will be Todd Kaiser, Scott Powell, Chris Kaiser, Dre Walters, Zachary Arrington, Stacy Pledger, Randy Bounds, Alan Bounds and Yancey Arrington.  Honorary pallbearers will be Joe Wilkins, Mark Arrington, Robert Shull, Brycen Arrington and Bowen Pledger.


The family would like to thank The Oaks of Louisiana, Live Oaks Healthcare, and Aime Hospice all of Shreveport for the special care she received.


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