Johnson City Press Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Thajo Billingsley, Banner Elk, N.C.

Published July 3rd, 2011 9:53 pm

Thajo “Bill” Billingsley, 82, of Banner Elk, NC passed away on June 15th.
Born on October 2, 1928 in Memphis, TN.
He was the son of the late, Thajo Billingsley, Sr. and Wilma Brooks Billingsley.
He is survived by his wife of five years, Georgia Richardson Billingsley; his daughter, Carol B. Hilton (Fred) of Harleyville, SC; Step Children, Frank (Brenda) Richardson II, Lyrecia (Ken) Kinnardand Lycinda Richardson; Eight Grandchildren; six Step Grandchildren; six Great Grandchildren.
Mr. Billingsley was predeceased his loving wife of 57 years, Frances Cook Billingsley, a daughter, Teresa Walters, son, Mark Billingsley and a sister, Peggy Hope.
A memorial service for Mr. Billingsley will be July 7th at Banner Elk Church of Christ at 11:00am.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent to the Deva Anbu Illam Orphanage (for cottage in India), c/o Banner Elk Church of Christ, P. O. Box 1413, Banner Elk, NC
Local arrangements are by Morris Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Ave., Johnson City.