Funeral services for Mr. Rupert N. Billingsley,  age  83,  a
resident of Gainesboro, TN,  will be held Friday, June 13, 2008,
at  1  P.M.  at  Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home  in
Gainesboro,  TN.  Burial  will  follow in the Rob Draper Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County.

The family will receive  friends  on  Thursday  from  3  P.M. – 9
P.M., and on Friday from 10 A.M until the time of services.

Mr. Billingsley passed away on Tuesday,  June  10,  2008, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

He    was   born   August   6,   1924,   in    Jackson    County,
Tennessee,    to  the  late  
Benton  M.   and   Nancy  Whitson
.   On  October  19, 1943, he was married to the late
Dorothy Kirby Billingsley. They were married for 62 years.

He  was  a  pharmaceutical  company  representative  and  a
member  of  the  Gainesboro  Church  of  Christ,  where he had
served  as  an  elder  and  deacon.  He served in the U.S. Army
during World War II.

In  addition  to  his  wife  and  parents,   he  was preceded in
death  by  
1 Brother:  James Billingsley;  and  1  Sister:  Jewell

Survivors  include  
2  Sons: Jerry N. Billingsley of Seabrook,
TX,  and  John Robert Billingsley   of   Gainesboro,  TN;   and  
Krista Billingsley of Gainesboro, TN, currently
of Pensacola, FL.

Bro. John Anderson and Bro. Wally Kirby  will  officiate at the
© 2008 Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home