Obituary: Patricia (Pat) Joann Billings, 83, of Denver, Colo.

Posted: Apr. 8, 2019 6:10 pm

Patricia (Pat) Joann Billings, 83, died Tuesday, April 2, 2019. She was born to the late Fred Jones and Imogene McCann, May 31, 1935 in Hannibal. Pat graduated from Hannibal High School in 1953. She married the late George Billings in 1953. They moved to Denver, Colo. in 1956.

Pat worked as a school secretary until she retired in 1992. She was an active member of the Westminster United Methodist church for over 60 years. Pat loved theater and the arts and was a longtime volunteer with the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. She loved animals and was particularly fond of cats having lived with several for nearly 48 years.

Pat is survived by two children, Bret Billings (Kathleen) and Brian Billings, both of Denver, Colo. She is survived by one grandchild, Cassidy Billings also of Denver, Colo. She is survived by a sister, Sharon Schrimpf of Jefferson City, and two brothers, Gene McCann of Lee’s Summit and Robert McCann of Appleton City. She was preceded in death by her parents Fred Jones and Imogene McCann.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Arthritis Foundation.

A memorial service will be held at the Westminster United Methodist Church at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 11. A reception at the church will follow.

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