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Betty Jane Billingham

d. November 30, 2017

Obituary

Betty Jane Billingham was nee Betty Jane Black September 6, 1936 to Beulah and

Robert Black in Lebanon, PA. She passed away on November 30, 2017. She graduated from Lebanon

High School in 1954 and from Marion College, Marion, VA in 1957. She taught violin to several students

in Lebanon, PA in the mid 50ʼs and played in the Greenville Community Symphony Orchestra from

1962 to 1965. She married Edward J. Billingham, Jr on June 8, 1958,and moved to State College, PA

with her husband. At Penn State she was a food tester at the University in State College, PA. She and

her husband moved to Greenville, PA in 1960 following her husbandʼs graduation from Penn State

University. They lived in Greenville, PA until May 1965 then moved to Las Vegas, Nevada where she

taught pre-rschool children for several years at Trinity Methodist Church while Ed taught at UNLV. She

and Ed enjoyed traveling and motorcycling widely about the United States. Both were very active at the

Lieburn Senior Center since it opened in 2003. Both had great affection for their pet cats. She passed

away at the age of 81 at Wentworth of Las Vegas, a memory care center. Betty is survived by her

husband, Ed, her sister Barbara Shirk in Holland, PA and neices, Elizabeth, Debra, and Martha . There will

be no services. Betty will be interned at Davis Memorial Park.


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