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Billie L. VanMetre

Billie Lee VanMetre, 82, Marengo, died Monday, Sept. 14, 2009, at Harrison Health & Rehabilitation Centre in Corydon.
Born Dec. 18, 1926, in Marengo, he was the son of the late Mitchell and Ada Belle Agan VanMetre.
He was a self-employed carpenter and a member of Marengo Christian Church.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Paul VanMetre.
Survivors include his wife, the former Thelma K. Roberson of Corydon; two daughters, Marilyn Brown of Dandridge, Tenn., and Debra Blank of Marengo; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Thursday, Sept. 17, from 1 to 8 p.m. and Friday, Sept. 18, after 10 a.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Milltown.
Funeral: Friday, Sept. 18, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home followed by interment in Marengo Cemetery.
Officiant: The Rev. Bruce Hawkins.
The family suggests memorial gifts to Marengo Christian Church in care of the funeral home.