Wilma (Billie) Day
Springfield - Billie Day passed away June 11, 2018 after an extended illness. Billie was born on March 7, 1927 to Thomas and Dorothy Tower in Willow Springs, MO. She graduated at Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis, IN where she was a drum majorette and led the American Legion victory parade in Indianapolis after the WWII. She was married almost 50 years to Virgil Day who preceded her in death. She participated in the family real estate business. Billie loved watching football. She enjoyed golf and playing cards with her friends at Hickory Hills Country Club in Springfield, MO. Billie is survived by three sons - Bill (Tamara) Day of Leawood, KS; Tom (Judy) Deer of Raymore, MO and Steve (Jo) Deer of Kimberling City, MO; nine grandchildren, five great grandchildren and one brother Jim (Sandra) Tower of Nixa, MO. Calling will be Saturday, June 16th at Greenlawn Funeral Home (3506 N. National Ave.; Springfield) starting at 10 AM with a service to begin at 10:30 AM. Burial will be Greenlawn Cemetery following the service.
Published by News-Leader on Jun. 14, 2018.