Ms. Victoria Ann Billingslea

Published 7:54 am Friday, April 3, 2020

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Ms. Victoria Ann Billingslea was born March 18, 1963, to the late George and Eula Mae McCarden Billingslea in Troup County, Georgia. She gained her wings on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika.

Billingslea, “Po”  as she was known to her family, was a nurturing person. She loved planning family gatherings.

Billingslea was an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves.  She looked forward to game night.  “Po” would prepare her snacks, popcorn, hot dogs and peanuts.

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Billingslea was a graduate of West Point High School Class of 1981. After high school, she continued her studies at Southern Union College in Wadley.

She united with the Bethlehem Baptist Church, where she attended faithfully. She worked tirelessly in many capacities of the church: Senior Usher Board, Youth Advisor, Senior Red Circle, Matrons, Pastor Support, Scholarship Committee and Kitchen Committee.

Billingslea was preceded in death by her sisters, Dora Mae Young, Gladys B. Smith, and Mattie R. Aycock; brothers, Johnny B. Barrett, Eddie McCarden, Jr., Arthur and George Billingslea, Jr.

She leaves to cherish wonderful memories her siblings: Willie Bessie Williams, Willie Bernard(Annies)McCarden, Albert McCarden, Jeffery Billingslea, Anita(Walter)Barton, Linda Palmer, Brenda S. McCarden, Kathy M.Billingslea and Van(Michael) Summers; one aunt, Lelia B. Sands.  Vickie never had children of her own, but she raised several nieces, Jasmine Burton and Brandy Hicks; nephews, Bryan Burton, Tejhaun Billingslea, D.J. Towles, Dexter Monagan, Seigmond Scrogging and Lorenzo Hill. Vickie, also, leaves an array of other family members and her Lanett Housing Authority Family.

Due to current restrictions, a private graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020, at the Marseilles Cemetery with the  Dr. W. T. Edmondson, officiating. A Life’s Celebration Memorial Service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to the Bethlehem Baptist Church Youth Usher Board in memory of Billingslea.

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Final Arrangements entrusted to M. W. Lee Mortuary of West Point.