Billy Ross GulledgePublished 11:00pm Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Billy Ross Gulledge
Mr. Billy Ross Gulledge, age 81, of Ozark, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2013, in Ozark Nursing Home after a long illness, being taken care of with caring hands and compassionate hearts, with Jackie by his side.
Funeral services will be 2:00 P. M. Saturday, December 7, 2013, in the Chapel of Holman Funeral Home in Ozark with Reverend Dr. Dennis Tew officiating. Interment will follow in Westview Memorial Cemetery, Holman Funeral Home of Ozark directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 12:30 P. M. until service time.
Mr. Gulledge was born September 30, 1932 in Barbour County. He served in the United States Army from 1950 until 1952. Billy worked with Pemco Aeroplex when it first started at Napier Field in the fabric shop for thirty-eight years before he retired.
He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church where he served in every capacity at one time or the other, and was in the adult men’s class. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, L. W. Gulledge and Bessie M. Harrison.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jackie Gulledge of Ozark, AL; two children and their spouses, Robert M. and Rosanna Gulledge of Ozark, AL, Mary Beth and Bob Carver of Birmingham, AL; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Merle and Richard Cikra of Ft. Wayne, IN; one brother and sister-in-law, Douglas and Betty Gulledge of Abbeville, AL. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made in his memory to Hillcrest Baptist Church Building Fund, 246 Church Avenue, Ozark, Alabama 36360.
For complete information visit www.HolmanFuneralHome .com