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Barbara Dolores Birge Billingsley

Mrs. Barbara Dolores Birge Billingsley, age 87, a resident of Mena, Arkansas, died Thursday, August 20, 2020, at her home.

She was born June 22, 1933, in De Queen, Arkansas. She was a homemaker and a member of the Mena Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses.  Mrs. Billingsley loved to cook and garden.

Mrs. Billingsley was preceded in death by her parents, Cecil and Nellie Turner Birge; her husband, Marvin Lee Billingsley; and one brother, Cecil Birge.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, Mitchell and Jeannie Billingsley, Kendall and Donna Billingsley, and Duane and Lisa Billingsley; one daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Terry Buhr; one brother, Dwight Birge; one sister, Janet Nugent; 14 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Burial for Mrs. Billingsley was held at Chapel Hill Cemetery, under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen. A memorial service will be held at a later date. You may contact the family for further information.

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