Billie Jean Hutsenpiller, 95, of Smoot, passed away on July 25, 2022 at the Brian Center in Lowmoor, VA. Born on July 6, 1927 in Beaver, WV, she was the daughter of the late Irene Lilly Sweeney and Dallas Sweeney.
Billie Jean was a graduate of Shady Spring High School, Concord College, and West Virginia University College of Law. After teaching elementary school in Greenbrier County for a number of years, Billie Jean enrolled in law school and became assistant prosecuting attorney for Greenbrier County and later opened a private practice. Billie Jean served as a Greenbrier County Commissioner and was state president of Delta Kappa Gamma education sorority.
Billie Jean was a member of McClung Memorial United Methodist Church in Smoot, where she played the piano and enjoyed attending and participating in church activities when she was able.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Clayton Clark Hutsenpiller; her brother, Benjamin Sweeney; and her sister, Norma Jean Harrah.
Billie Jean is survived by her two sons, David (Susan) of Smoot and Michael of Ferrum, VA; two granddaughters, Sybil (Chad) of Smoot and Shelly of Mechanicsville, VA; three great-grandchildren, Emma, Aaron, and Andrew Rodes of Smoot; nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, July 30th at McClung Memorial United Methodist Church in Smoot.
Service will be at 12 p.m., Saturday, July 30th at McClung Memorial United Methodist Church in Smoot, with Pastor Ron Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville.
McCraw Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of the arrangements.