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[April 27, 2009]
McLEAN -- Illean M. Billington, 89, of
McLean, died Sunday, April 26, 2009, at 5:30 a.m. at Heritage Manor
Cremation rites have been accorded.
be in McLean Cemetery, with a graveside service at
11 a.m. Friday. L.C. Sutton will officiate.
Arrangements are by Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home
Mrs. Billington had worked as a dietary
supervisor at Mennonite Hospital.
She was born May 1, 1919, in Atlanta, to Joseph
S. and Lillie Butler Girdler. She married Howard
Billington on Dec. 7, 1936. He preceded her in death
on Nov. 23, 1969.
She is survived by three sons, Ray (and Ann)
Billington of Armington, Gene Billington of
Bloomington and Gordon (and Nancy) Billington of
McLean; two daughters, Nancy (and Jim) Fuller of
Broadwell and Pam (and Mike) Fuller of Atlanta; two
sisters, Barbara Springsteen of Garden City, Kan.,
and Geraldine Long of Danvers; 22 grandchildren; and
She was also preceded in death by one daughter,
Clara Tabor; five brothers; and two sisters.
She was a member of the McLean United Methodist
Memorials may be made to the American Heart
Association or Passages Hospice, 315 N. Prairie St.,
Bloomington, IL 61701.
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