Neta Carlton Billings


Services for Neta Billings, 90, of Kilgore will be 11:00 am Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Rader Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Buddy Duggins officiating. Burial will follow in Danville Cemetery. Mrs. Billings died Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Kilgore.

Neta was born April 1, 1928 in Farmersville, Texas to Bill and Dolly Carlton. She met James Billings, the love of her life, at Leverett's Chapel Junior High School and they were married on July 9,1946 when he returned from service in the Navy. They were married for almost 57 years before he died in 2003. She was a receptionist and bookkeeper for Dr. Rene Holt for 26 years. She loved the Lord and was a member of Forest Home Baptist Church. Her family was everything to her. For many years they enjoyed bowling together. She loved camping, gardening and creating family get together’ s and holiday celebrations.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and John Terry of Marble Falls; son and daughter-in-law, J.D. and Wanda Billings of Kilgore; grandson and wife, Shawn and Rebecca Billings of Kilgore; grandson and wife, Michael and Jessica Terry of Pflugerville; granddaughter, April Terry of Kyle; great-grandson and wife, James and Nicole Billings of Henderson; great-granddaughter, Cassie Billings and fiancé Matt Reed of Anderson, Indiana; great-grandson, Camden Terry of Pflugerville; great-great-grandson, Joshua Billings of Henderson; sister-in-law and husband, Helon and Sonny Farmer of Satsuma, Alabama; precious cousin, Patsy Cox of Burleson; dear friend, Danni Alford of Kilgore; many nieces and nephews

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother, Jack Carlton and sister-in-law, Louise Bernie.

The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home Saturday morning between 10:00 – 11:00 am.

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