James (Jimmy) Lawrence Billings, Jr.

February 17, 1952 ~ October 29, 2020 (age 68)


Mr. James (Jimmy) Lawrence Billings, Jr., age 68 of Sparta, formerly of Hays passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020 in Sparta. 

Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Ronnie McMillian officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1:45 until 2:45 PM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Mr. Billings was born February 17, 1952 in Wilkes County to James Lawrence, Sr. and Bessie Louise Combs Billings.  He was a member of Oak Ridge Baptist Church. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a great grandson; Lucas Billings. 

He is survived by a daughter; Melissa Greene and husband Daniel of Roaring River, three grandchildren; Dylan Billings and wife Nikki, Miranda Greene and Marissa Greene, two great grandchildren; Jensen Billings and Hunter Greene and a sister; Brenda Cranfill and husband David of Hays. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Gastroschisis Foundation-Avery’s Angels, PO Box 58312, Raleigh, NC 27658 or Autism Association, 9 Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, NC 27407. 

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November 1, 2020

1:45 PM to 2:45 PM
Reins Sturdivant
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
November 1, 2020

3:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659


Gastroschisis Foundation-Avery's Angels
PO Box 58312, Raleigh NC 27658

Autism Association
9 Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro NC 27407

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