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BILLUPS, Essie Mae (Baidy)
BILLUPS - Essie Mae (nee Baidy)
Departed this life October 21, 2015, loving wife of 70 years to Amon Billups, Sr.; cherished mother of Esther M. of Rochester, NY, Willie J. Sr. (late G. Elaine), Ernestine, Christine (Bobby) Anderson, Amon Jr. (Josephine) of Renton, WA, Deborah M. of Sea-Tac, WA, Alexander P. (Deborah), Stanley C. (Dorothy), Randall E. Sr. (Kimberley), Orlando S. (DeAqulan) of San Antonio, TX and the late Barbara Jean Billups; also survived by 21 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. The family will receive friends Saturday, October 31, 2015, 11 AM, at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 402 Clinton St., where a Celebration of Life will follow at 12 noon. Rev. Edward Jackson Jr. officiating. Interment in the Garden of Time at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Arrangements by THOMAS T. EDWARDS FUNERAL HOME INC.