Margaret Elizabeth Billingslea (1948 - 2017)

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Margaret Elizabeth Billingslea passed away Nov. 20, 2017 in Anchorage, Alaska. She was 69.
Margaret was born March 7, 1948 in Dallas, Texas, to her parents, Rawlins and Jackie Apperson and grew up in Greenville, Texas. After graduation from the University of Texas, Margaret married her long time love, Brad Billingslea and they eventually moved to Alaska in 1977.
Margaret worked at Sand Lake Elementary School as their Administrative Assistant and retired from there in 2008. She dedicated her remaining time to caring for her grandchildren. She was an active and faithful member at Jewel Lake Parish, an avid gardener and a passionate "Quilting Diva."
She is survived by her devoted husband; brother; sons; daughters-in-law; seven grandchildren; as well as nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her mother, Jackie Dillion; her father, Rawlins Apperson; and her son, Joe Ray Billingslea. A memorial for Margaret will be held on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, at 3:00 p.m., at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 8427 Jewel Lake Road. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Margaret's life. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that instead, you offer a donation in Margaret's honor, to the Jewel Lake Parish Food Bank or Beans Cafe. Arrangements are with Janssen Funeral Homes.


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Published in Anchorage Daily News on Nov. 28, 2017
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