Mr. A.C. Billings, Jr. age 89, of Mena, Arkansas went to his Heavenly home on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. A.C. was born in Knott, Texas on December 14, 1929 to Asa Clinton Billings and Willie Mae Kitchens Billings.
A.C. was a lover of life and lived it to the fullest. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing and hunting. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone he met. Above all, he loved and cherished his family and they loved him dearly in return. His “Big Bear Hugs” will be sorely missed. A.C. was a gift to all who knew him.
A.C. was preceded in death by his father and mother, Asa and Willie Billings; his first wife of 37 years, Jessie Mae Gatlin Billings; five sisters, Oval Bedwell, Beauna McGregor, Lonuias Armstrong, Joyce Armstrong, and Orrian Billings; and one brother, Avon Billings.
A.C. is survived by his wife of 27 years, Sarah Ann Nance Billings of the home; two sons and their wives, Dwaynn and Nona Billings of Hochatown, Oklahoma, Dwight and June Billings of Grannis, Arkansas; one daughter, Linda Pamplin of Hochatown, Oklahoma; one step son and wife, Jamie and Sue Cavner of Board Camp, Arkansas; one step daughter and husband, Gayle and Michael Gannon of Rogers, Arkansas; a special nephew, Asa Von Reifschneider of Clyde, Texas; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.
A graveside service was held Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Grannis Cemetery with Brother Norman Ward and Pastor Doug Deramus officiating. A visitation was previously held Friday, February 15, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena, Arkansas.
Pallbearers were Dwaynn Billings, Dwight Billings, Asa Reifschneider, Terrell Dering, John Nance, and Jamie Cavner.
Online Guestbook: www.bowserffh.com