Billie Carlene (Melton) Gifford, 85, of Tulsa, Oklahoma passed away May 12, 2018. She was born in Miami, Oklahoma on February 19, 1933 to William and Clara (Holt) Melton.
Billie and her husband, Paul were owners of Bernina of Tulsa dealership for 25 years. They were married for 65 years and together they had traveling adventures to Hawaii, Canada, Europe and Africa.
Billie was strong in her Christian faith and most recently attended Landmark Tabernacle in Sand Springs, Oklahoma.
She is survived by her loving husband, Maurice Paul Gifford, of the home; sister and best friend, Katherine Althouse of Miami, Oklahoma as well as a host of other relatives and friends. Billie is preceded in death by her brother, Jerry Wayne Melton.
A private graveside burial will be held at New Hope Cemetery in Hulbert, Oklahoma.