BEVERLY M. F. BILLINGS
Beverly May Fitts Billings, 79, died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Mechanic Falls on July 10, 1932, the youngest child of Earnest and Phebe Fitts. She worked for many years at Wilner Wood Products, as well as A.L. Stewarts and Sons, both of South Paris.
On Jan. 8, 1947, she married Lloyd Arthur Billings in South Paris. Beverly and Lloyd lived in Milton Township their entire married life, raising their 15 children together there. She was a devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend.
She loved being with her family, playing cards and going to yard sales. She was a member of the South Paris Baptist Church, and loved all of her church family.
She is survived by her husband, Lloyd; her children, Elaine Moore and her husband David of West Townsend, Mass., Zelma Roundy of Whitehouse, Tenn., David Billings and Marge Masterman of Otisfield, Gail Trundy and her husband Jim of Hebron, Pamela House and husband Thomas of Bryant Pond, Bonnie Hall and husband Thomas of Oxford, Janet Sessions and husband Sumner of Norway, Garry Billings and wife Lynne of Milton Township, June Jacobson and husband Don of Harrison, Wanda Ridley of South Paris, Jacqueline Young and husband Glen of South Paris, Lloyd Billings and wife Sue of Milton Township, Raymond Billings and wife Kristine of Brookline, N.H., Michael Billings of Rumford, and Allison Bellegrade and husband Bruce of Londonderry, N.H.; 43 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; three great-great- grandchildren; a brother, Earnest Fitts and his wife Janice of Poland; a sister, June Bowman of Auburn; two sisters-in-law, Luna Ackers of Bethel and Irene Billings of Milton Township; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; brother, Linwood Fitts and his wife Betty; brother-in-law, Gerald Billings; sister-in-law, Ola Miele and husband Emile; and son-in-law, Arthur Roundy.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.
Funeral services held on Wednesday, May 9, at the South Paris Baptist Church.