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Myrtle Mary Reynolds Billings
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1899
Springview
Keya Paha County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1984
Valentine
Cherry County
Nebraska, USA

Myrtle Mary Reynolds was born June 8, 1899 to William Elbert and Isabelle Laura Higginson Reynolds near Springview. She passed away July 10, 1984 at the age of 85 years, one month and two days at Pine View Manor in Valentine.

She was united in marriage to Jay Loy Billings September 15, 1919 at Winner, South Dakota. To this union three children were born.

Most of her life was spent in the Norden-Springview area on a ranch until retiring to Springview in 1970. She and her husband spent several winters in Yuma, Arizona. She enjoyed an active life until the last nine months which were spent in the nursing home.

She leaves to mourn her children: Mr. and Mrs. Virgil E. Billings of Springview, Mr. and Mrs. John K. (Verna E.) Foster of Hay Springs, Nebraska, and Mr. and Mrs. Dale E. Billings of Ainsworth; four grandchildren, Mr. and Mrs. Andy (Louise Billings) Keogh, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn (Connie Foster) Garner, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad (Donna Foster) Bostron, and Mike Billings; six great grandchildren; a host of friends and other relatives including two sisters, Della McCoy of Valentine and Mae Horton of Chadron.

Myrtle was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, four sisters, two grandsons, and one great granddaughter.

She was active in the Norden Social Club and Senior Citizens of Springview as long as her health permitted.

She was a kind and loving mother and grandmother, a good neighbor and a firm believer in God.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Albert Reynolds (1856 - 1931)
  Isabelle Higginson Reynolds (1869 - 1932)
 
 Spouse:
  Jay Loy Billings (1893 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  Virgil Emmett Billings (1922 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  John L. Reynolds (1887 - 1958)*
  Ida Lucy Reynolds Amick (1889 - 1982)*
  Edith Reynolds Seastrom (1895 - 1966)*
  Myrtle Mary Reynolds Billings (1899 - 1984)
  Della Mavis Reynolds McCoy (1902 - 1993)*
  Rozelle Lovel Reynolds (1906 - 1974)*
  Jessie Caroline Reynolds Lux (1912 - 1984)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Springview
Keya Paha County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Sandi McCoy
Record added: Jul 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55166481
Myrtle Mary <i>Reynolds</i> Billings
Added by: Sandi McCoy
 
Myrtle Mary <i>Reynolds</i> Billings
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