A native of Chalmette, LA and resident of Houston, TX Christina Marie Billiot passed away unexpectedly on February 21, 2017 at the age of 40. Bright and ambitious from the start, she landed her first job at 15, and was consistently promoted in every position she held. Ultimately, she managed the workforce of Fortune 500 companies in both New Orleans and Houston. She won the respect and praises of hundreds of corporate peers throughout her career in staffing and labor management. Through her professional and her personal life, Christina made friends wherever she went. She lived life to the fullest and inspired others to do the same. She loved the outdoors, fitness, and beach vacations. Hosting countless dinners and gatherings so family and friends could get together to share in laughter, she was fun and full of zest for life. With a caring heart and beautiful smile, she was truly a remarkable woman who brought joy to all with her humor and wit. Christina adored her children and spent time with her family and friends, as often as possible.
Christina was preceded in death by her grandfather Stanley Billiot Sr., and her grandmother, Lorraine Mackles Wuertz whom she dearly loved.
She is survived by her parents Yvonne “Sue” Updegraff, Carlos “Papa” Lind, Jr. and Stanley Billiot, Jr.; her grandparents Carlos Sr. and Donna Lind; grandmother Pauline Billiot; sister Becky Billiot; daughters, Paris Dominique Bordelon and Mila Grace Pena; grandchildren Mileena and Michael Abarca, Jr.; godchildren Brooklyn Eagan and Victoria Wilson as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial gathering to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home, 701 W. Virtue St., Chalmette, LA on Saturday, March, 25th from 10:00 a.m. – noon, followed by a memorial service in Christina’s memory beginning at noon. Burial will be private. To view and sign the Family Guestbook, please visit www.stbernardmemorial.com