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Donna BillingtonFebruary 1, 1946 ~ September 25, 2017 (age 71)
Donna Lee Billington
Donna Lee Billington, 71, of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 at University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.
Donna was born February 1, 1946, in Kirksville, Missouri to Jasper and Edna (Carr) Lewis. On October 19, 1985 Donna married Larry Billington. He survives of the home. Also surviving are: two sons, Loren Billington and wife Jaclyn of Kirksville, Missouri, and Kevin Billington (Whitney Clawson) of Green City, Missouri; three grandchildren, Shelby Billington, Charley Billington, and Cali Billington; sister Wanda Holman and husband Wilmer of Tell City, Indiana; niece Denise Millar; nephews Paul Holman and Dale Holman; and several great nieces and nephews. Donna was preceded in death by her parents.
Donna lived all of her life in Green Castle. She graduated from Green City High School, later attending Northeast Missouri State University in Kirksville, Missouri where she received her Masters Degree in Education Administration. She taught high school art at Scotland County R-1 in Memphis, Missouri for 36 years. She was a member of the Missouri Retired Teachers Association. She also was a member of the Parkview Church of Christ in Unionville, Missouri. Donna loved the farm and gardening but especially enjoyed taking care of her grandchildren.
Funeral services for Donna will be held at 1:30 PM, Friday September 29, 2017, and Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Green City, Missouri. Burial will follow at Green Castle Cemetery in Green Castle, Missouri. A visitation is scheduled one hour before services starting at 12:30PM, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Adair County Humane Society.