|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1933|
|Death: ||May 23, 2011|
Billie Jo Gideon, age 77, of Joplin, Mo., went to be with the Lord early Monday, May 23, 2011, at Freeman Hospital from injuries suffered during the devastating tornado that hit Joplin on May 22, 2011.
Billie was born on Dec. 10, 1933, in Goodman, Mo., the daughter of Conley and Bernice (Johnson) Bellamy.
She worked for 32 years at the Pentecostal Church of God Headquarters and Messenger Publishing.
Billie attended the First Pentecostal Church of God which is now known as Crown of Life Chapel.
She was previously married to Delbert Gideon, he survives.
Additional survivors include three sons, Dennis Gideon Sr. and his wife, Blinda, of Joplin, Danny Gideon and his wife, Candy, of Joplin, and Scott Gideon and his wife, Linda, of Joplin; two daughters, Debbie Patterson, of Joplin, and Betty Benfield and her husband, Dale Sr., of Joplin; 10 brothers and sisters; 12 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Billie was preceded in death by one sister, Norma Fern Ash.
Burial will be in Tracy Cemetery, east of Anderson, Mo.
The Joplin Globe June 30, 2011
Conley Carl Bellamy (1917 - 1955)
Theresa Bernice Johnson Bellamy (1913 - 1985)
Norma Fern Bellamy Ash (1931 - 2006)*
Billie Jo Bellamy Gideon (1933 - 2011)
Joy Darlene Bellamy Dudley (1945 - 2011)*
Created by: Nicole
Record added: May 29, 2011
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