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August 13, 2009


Diana Billingsley, 52, of Brookfield, MO, died Saturday, August 1, 2009, at her home. A funeral service was held Wednesday, August 5, 2009, at Wright-Baker-Hill Funeral Home, Brookfield, MO with Rev. David Blakley officiating. Burial was in Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookfield, MO.

Diana Kay, daughter of Ronald and Dotty (Lewis) Redding was born February 27, 1957, in Lancaster, MO.

On July 3, 2001, she married Rodney Billingsley, who preceded her in death September 8, 2008.

Diana had worked for Herff Jones Yearbooks in Marceline, MO.

She was a member of the Eagles Lodge in Marceline and Brookfield.

Survivors include one daughter, Dawn K. Teel of Brookfield, MO; one son, Daniel Robert Pope of Booneville, MO; four step-children, Josh Billingsley and Skylar Billingsley, and Jerimiah Glidewell, all of Brookfield, MO, and Dustin Glidewell of Kansas City, MO; one granddaughter Jenna Dawn Foster of Brookfield, MO; one step-grandson, Marcus Glidewell of Kansas City, MO; two sisters, Donna Goosey and Dana Frederick, both of Memphis, MO; four brothers, Rick Redding, Rowdy Redding, and Rusty Redding, all of Kahoka, MO and R.P. Redding of Palmyra, MO; her step-father, Forest Donaldson and his wife, Sharon of Memphis, MO; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Her parents also preceded her in death.

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