Billie Ruth Bristow Massey

Billie Ruth Bristow Massey, aged 82 of Calera, AL passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 11, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Ressie Bristow; her daughters, Pamela Skinner and Katy White, as well as her husband of 52 years, William Boyd (Hoppy) Massey; brother, Bob Bristow and sister, Bertie Smith.

She is survived by her daughter, Tammy Cable (Sonny) of Calera;  sons, Randall Massey of Phoenix, AZ and Shane Massey (Ashley) of Calera; grandchildren, Shelley Schakett McCollum, Christopher Townley, Joe Walters, Candace Cruz, Amanda Walters, Keith Massey, Chris Shaner, Kevin Shaner, Stacy Cable, Jake Turberville, Wesley Howard,  Bo Turberville and Mikah Boothe; great-grandchildren, Abby McCollum, Matthew Taylor, Sky Bratton, Morgan Massey, Alec Smitherman, Kelsey Hernandez, Tristen Massey, Alyssa Townley, CJ Shaner, Bailey Yandell, Kahlei Hernandez, Kennedy Shaner, Alanah Smitherman, Sara Townley, JJ Wyke, Sebastian Turberville, Gage Cable, Layne Boothe, Arianna Turberville, Kendall Shaner, Knox Shaner, Isabelle Cable, Wyatt Boothe and Emerson Massey; and great-great grandchildren, Paisley Taylor and Wyler McCollum.

Service will be at Alabaster Church of God and officiated by Ken Stroup, with prayer by Alton Bristow. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 16, 6-8 pm at Alabaster Church of God. Service will be held on Friday, December 17th Billie will lie in state from 12:00 pm till 1:00 p.m. with service at 1:00 p.m. Graveside will be at Elliottsville Cemetery, Alabaster, AL.

Graveside will be at Elliottsville Cemetery, Alabaster, AL.

Alabaster Church of God

530 1st Ave West

Alabaster, AL 35007

Graveside will be at Elliottsville Cemetery

8845 Hwy 119, Alabaster, AL 35007


  1. Patsy Littleton on December 14, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    Billie Ruth is going to be missed by a lot of family and friends. I love her so much. We used to have good times together. She is rejoicing in heaven and no more sickness nor pain. Praying for her family.

  2. Ryan on December 15, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    May she rest in peace. I never knew her but I knew Sky for a short period and she is good friends with my sister. Much love to all the people going through this grieving process. I know she will be missed as so many are. My deepest condolences to everybody.

  3. Ben and Brenda Mobley on December 16, 2021 at 6:42 pm

    Tammy, I am so sorry to hear this. Your mother was a precious dear Lady. I always loved to see her smiling face. Ben and I wish our sincere condolences to the family. Our prayers are with you all. Ben and Brenda Mobley