For everything there’s a seson and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born and a time to die. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2
ALPHA: Frank James Billingsley was born on February 6, 1966 in Perry County to the late James and Leah Bell Wright Billingsley. He was the tenth of fourteen children. He confessed his love for and accepted Christ at an early age and joined the New Fellowship Baptist Church. Frank moved from his hometown and resided in Fort Wayne, Indiana for nearly twenty-two years where he worked and retired in the construction industry. After his retirement, he returned home to Marion, Alabama to be amongst family and close friends.
OMEGA: Preceding him in joining our heavenly father were his parents James and Leah Bell Wright-Billingsley; brothers, Arthur Lee Billingsley and Jerry Billingsley; two nephews, Arthur Lee Billingsley, Jr. (Billy) and Jeremy Church.
GONE TO SOON:
Tears are God’s gift to us, our holy water. They heal us as they flow. The feeling when you left us no one will ever know. Frank took God’s hand and departed his earthly journey on November 6, 2019.
Among those surviving to cherish his precious memories are his loving five sisters. Rose (Rayfield) King, Julia Jones and Annie (Michael) Russell all of Marion, Alabama; Mary Ann (S.M.) Hollis of Newbern, Alabama and Carolyn (Bruce) Young of Atlanta, Georgia; four brothers, J. C. (Ruth) Jones, Larry (Denna) Billingsley and David Billingsley all of Marion, Alabama; Jessie James Billingsley of Talladega, Alabama; a sister-in-law of his deceased brother, Arthur Lee Billingsley (Leola Billingsley); special friends: Zeb Harris, Harold Suttles, Betty Lee and Polly Thomas and a host of aunts, uncles nieces (Whom he affectionately named all as Mook), nephews, other relatives and friends.
For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind. Isaiah 65:17-19
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