Lizzie Mae Billups

Published 6:51 pm Sunday, May 22, 2016

FRANKLIN — Lizzie Mae Turner “Nannie” Billups, 89, passed away on May 22, 2016, at her home surrounded by her family.

She was a lifelong resident of Southampton County, and a daughter of the late Livy and Irene Turner. She was predeceased by her husband, William Arthur Billups; a daughter, Christine Lanier; and two sisters, Lillie Bradshaw and Hattie Turner; and a brother, Edgar Turner.

Left to cherish her memory are a daughter, Shirley Billups; a son, Milton Billups and wife, Carol; son-in-law, Robin Lanier; her two granddaughters and her pride and joy, Chrystal and Kimberly Lanier; two brothers-in-law, Frank Billups (Ginger) and Earl Billups (Betty); one sister-in-law, Virginia Rawls; and many nieces and nephews, cousins and good friends; and two wonderful caregivers, Jackie and Ruthie.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Greg Kitts officiating. The burial will be at Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m., and suggests that memorial donations be made to the Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.