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Olga E. Billingsley

Olga E. Billingsley, 83, of Pikeville, Tennessee, died Thursday, November 17, 2022.

She immigrated from the Czech Republic to Germany in 1947. She met her husband, the late Bobby Gene Billingsley, in 1960 in Germany at the NCO Club and married him in the early 60’s. She traveled the world with him while he was in the U.S. Army and they moved to Pikeville in 1995 after retirement. She was a seamstress and enjoyed sewing her own clothes. She was very crafty and kept herself, as well as her home, immaculate.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Bobby.

Survivors include her two sons, Klaus Straub of Germany and Ron E. Billingsley of Pikeville; two granddaughters, Desire’ Straub and Isabella Straub; three brothers and one sister, and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a private memorial service at a later date.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, Pikeville, TN.

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