Billie J. Barrett is a nurse who has worked is hospitals, in the infection control center of a women’s prison, with the American Red Cross, and on the mission Field. As a missionary, she and her husband served in Sierra Leone, Kenya, and Columbia. Now retired, she is working toward building a permanent school for orphans in Kenya. Billie has six children, nine grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren at last count. Her hobbies include spelunking, rock hunting, and making jewelry.