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Gayle Marie Billings

Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at 7:40 pm

Gayle Marie Billings of Centralia, MO passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at Boone Hospital Center in Columbia, MO, she was 72 years old. Gayle was born December 29, 1950, in Mexico, MO the daughter of the late Glenn & Gladys (Braham) McCarty. She was united in marriage to Timothy James Billings on August 15, 1970, in Centralia, MO.

In addition to her husband Tim of 53 years, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by one son Brent (Jodi) Billings of Clinton, MO; one daughter Jodi (Mark) Richardson of Ashland, MO; one sister Glenda (George) Rose of Mexico, MO and one sister-in-law Theresa Allen of Centralia, MO; three grandchildren, Hunter Richardson, Jordon Billings, and Jackson Billings; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a niece.

She first worked for Shelter Insurance in Columbia, Mo and later she retired from Heritage Hall Nursing Home, where she was a medical records clerk. She was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and served as secretary for the Centralia Chamber of Commerce. She loved spending time talking with friends and family, reading and sewing.

Graveside services will be 11:00 am Thursday, October 5, 2023, at the Centralia City Cemetery in Centralia, MO. In lieu of flowers, memorial Contributions are suggested to the MS Institute of Mid-Missouri (RAMS), c/o Oliver Funeral Home, P.O. Box 125, Centralia, MO 65240. Condolences may also be made to the family at