Janice Blanche (Moore) Billingsley

Class of 1958

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Janice Moore

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Janice Blanche (Moore) Billingsley

September 23, 1940 – February 18, 2022

Janice (Jan) Billingsley, 81, passed away Friday, February 18, 2021, at her home in Perry. She was born September 23, 1940, in Perry, Oklahoma, the daughter of Lloyd Moore and Hazel McMullen Moore.

Jan grew up in Perry and attended Perry High School, graduating with the Class of 1958. She married Gary Billingsley on April 3, 1964, and worked as a bookkeeper for her husband’s electrical company. She was the mother of one son and two daughters.

Jan loved flowers and working in her yard. She was involved in the First United Methodist Church, Friendly Community Fellowship, and was active with her grandchildren and all their activities including softball, FFA, stock shows, rodeo play days, and always attended the Cherokee Strip Parade. She loved her pets, which included dogs and cats, but her favorite was her dog Ellie.

She is survived by her children: Darren Billingsley and wife Tammy of Perry, Dana Eckhart and husband Brian of Edmond, and Dawna Hinman and husband Roy of Ponca City; grandchildren: Joshua Billingsley and wife Brianna and Jordan Billingsley and wife Myranda, all of Lucien, Oklahoma, Sydney Eckhart, Zachary Eckhart and Emily Eckhart, all of Edmond, Bailey Holt and wife Lacy, Billings and Parker Hughes of Tonkawa; and great-grandchildren: Benjamin Stoll of Billings, Darcy Billingsley and Sawyer Billingsley, both of Lucien; one sister, Phyllis Oliphant, Norman; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Sister Marilyn Eby, and two brothers Kenneth Dalrymple and Donald Dalrymple.

Memorial Service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 21, at the First United Methodist Church in Perry. Rev. Hagen Jackson will officiate. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church.