Billy Elmo Humphries
Funeral services for Billy Elmo
Humphries, 85, were held Monday,
Feb. 18, 2013, in Clifton Funeral
Home Chapel conducted by the Rev.
Robert Rachuig. Interment was at
Norse Cemetery by Clifton Masonic
Lodge #360 and the American Legion
Humphries was born on Aug. 22,
1927, on the Tom C. Parks Ranch in
Bosque County, the son of Arnold and Minnie Kleibrink
Humphries. He passed away on Feb. 15, 2013.
He married Dorothy Anz Benfer on Nov. 4, 1978.
Billy served in the Navy from 1945 to 1947 on the USS
He served as Past Master of the Masonic Lodge #360 in
Clifton and has been a Master Mason for 40 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold and Minnie
Kleibrink Humphries; a daughter, Cathy Humphries;
son, Billy Bob Humphries; brother, Arnold Devohn “Rusty”
Humphires; and step-son, Russell Alan Benfer.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Anz Humphries of
Clifton; daughter, Judy Kay; brother, Garland Humphries
of Temple; sister, Claudine and Buddy Young of Cleburne;
brother, Nolan and Shirley Humphries of Rio Vista; stepson,
Ricky Benfer of Clifton; step-daughter, Tammy Harris
of Beebe, Ark.; long-time caregiver, Matthew Bonds; stepgrandchildren,
Nathan Benfer and Stacy, Malinda Webb
and Tony, Rusty Benfer and Ashley, all of Clifton; Jennifer
Harris, Christina and Brian Williams, and Kimberly Kay
Harris all of Arkansas; also numerous nieces and nephews