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Eurilla Nell "Billie" Pribble, 85 Print E-mail

Eurilla Nell "Billie" Pribble, 85, of Butler, passed away on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at the River Valley Nursing Home in Butler.

She was born in  Pendleton County, on March 12, 1927, to the late Willard Henry and Mary Wright Byrd and a graduate of Morgan High School. Billie married Elmo Pribble in 1945, and her dear husband preceded her in death on May 19, 1997.  She was a homemaker, a former employee of Hyde Park Men's Clothing and a former employee of Dr. Scholl's in Falmouth. Also she was a member of the Pleasant Hill Christian Church, where she was active as a Sunday school teacher, a Bible school teacher and a director of many Christmas plays. Billie was a creative homemaker who shared her gifts and talents of cooking, painting, making crafts, and arranging flowers with her family and friends.  She also loved playing euchre with her late husband and many friends.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents and husband, were sons,  Thomas Edward "Mike" Pribble, Daniel James "Dan" Pribble; and sister, Eva Jean Jones.

Surviving are children,  Karen Lee (Jim) Annunziata, Boca Raton, Fla., Sylvia (Vaden) McClanahan, Falmouth, Gladys (Tony) Smith, Judith Nell Pribble and Tony Pribble, all of Butler;  brother, Rollins Byrd of California; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, February 24, 2013, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Dr. Mike Schafer officiating. A special remembrance was shared by Judith Pribble.

Serving as pallbearers were Anthony Smith, Bradley Smith, Todd Messmer, George Pribble, Phillip McClanahan and Vincent LaFollette.

Interment took place in the Butler Cemetery, Pendleton County.

Memorials are suggested to the charity of one's choice.

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