Elsie Vida Billington entered into rest on July 5, 2016 in Lathrop, CA. She was born in Arkansas on September 1, 1926.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Burl Billington, her sisters; Darlene Davis, Velma Sanders, Naomi Tinnin and Jessie Martinez and her grandson Jack Parker.
Elsie is survived by her children; Joyce Gabbard (Roy), Mitchell Parker,
Dale Parker (Jeannie) and Renae Prince (Greg). She was blessed with nine
grandchildren; Joy Lynn,
Shelly Lynn, Aaron, Shawn, Theodore, Edward, Michelle and Shawna; along with 15 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
In addition Elsie is survived by five siblings Oda Sanders, Vivian Hanson, Jean Martinez, Pauline Grey
and Calvin Campbell.
Elsie was a resident of Lathrop for nine years, Manteca for nine years and previously of Prescott Valley, Arizona. She made her career in the medical field as a nurse’s aide for 20 years before retirement. She was a member of the First Christian Church where she was extremely generous with her time volunteering
wherever she was needed.
Her personality was a perfect blend of sweetness, silliness and kindness. She was truly one of a kind. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving the Billington family. A memorial service will be held on July 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm at the P.L. Fry & Son Chapel, 290 N. Union Rd., Manteca, CA. In, Lieu of flowers, donations can be
sent to Bristal Hospice, 1803 W. March Ln., Stockton, CA. 95207. An online guest book
is available for condolences to the family at www.plfryandson.com
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, July 19, 2016