Imogene Billingsley

Imogene Billingsley, 77, of Rushville died at 3:05 a.m. Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home in Rushville.

She was born Aug. 9, 1928, in Rushville Township, Schuyler County, the daughter of Lawrence and Bernice Marie Phillips Beghtol. She married C.E. "Buss" Billingsley on Feb. 15, 1947, in Rushville. He died Dec. 19, 2003.

Surviving are four sons, Michael (and Brenda), Terry, Jeff (and Gina) and Frank (and Kathy), all of Rushville; four daughters, Connie (and Jim) Dodd and Lou Ann (and Dan) Norton, both of Rushville, and Diann (and Steve) Skiles and Gina (and Ron) Cox, both of Browning; two brothers, Gailord Beghtol and Eldon (and Margie) Beghtol, both of Rushville; 17 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She graduated from Rushville High School in 1946. Before her marriage, she worked at Brown, Lynch & Scott Variety and later worked at Hill Convalescent Home and Cass-Schuyler Home Health Care Services.

She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church of Rushville.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Hall officiating. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Rushville City Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Snyder's Vaughn-Haven Nursing Home or her church.

Condolences may be sent to the funeral home Web site at


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 11/23/2005

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