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Billie Gladden Guy

March 3, 1943 — February 19, 2023

Fayetteville

Billie Gladden Guy

 

Billie Gladden Guy, 79, of Fayetteville, passed away on Sunday, February 19th at her home surrounded by her loving family, including her beloved dog, Nellie Jo.

Billie was born on March 3, 1943 to the late William and Louise Gladden of Lincolnton, NC.  She is also preceded in death by her first husband, Max Crawley and her second husband, Charles Guy.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Cammie O’Brien and her husband Tommy; her grandchildren, Benjamin O’Brien, Anna Yates and her husband Benjamin;  her sister, Jill Goins and her husband Rick; her beloved extended family including Aaron Barefoot, Ian Ellis, Allen and Kim Guy, Stephen and Jennifer Guy, and Laurie and George Shepherd. 

Billie graduated from Lincolnton High School in 1961.  In 1974 she began a career as a sales representative with Avon Cosmetics which lasted for 45 years.  She was known by family and friends for her glamour and style as well as her sweet and compassionate spirit.

Billie made a wonderful home for her husband, Max and their daughter, Cammie, on Guy Circle for twenty-one special years.  After Max’s death, Billie later found happiness again with her devoted husband, Charles for thirty years. 

Billie had a special love for dogs and was a mom to her dear fur babies Jacob Arthur, Copperfield, Maggie Mae, Patrick, O’Malley, and Nellie Jo.

The family would like to acknowledge the loving care Billie received from Lisa Hosea, Jeanie Grabowski, Gloria McCall, Kim DeVille, Angela Johnson, Karen Keese, and her other caregivers. 

Friends hoping to honor her memory may send flowers or make a contribution to the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society at 3927 Bragg Blvd. Fayetteville, NC 28303.

Billie’s family will receive visitors on Saturday, February 25th from 11:30am to 1:00pm at Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service.  Her Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00pm in the chapel with Rev. Nick Smith presiding.  The burial will immediately follow in Cross Creek Cemetery #4. 

Services are entrusted to Sullivan’s Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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Visitation

Saturday, February 25, 2023

11:30am - 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service

610 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service

610 Ramsey Street, Fayetteville, NC 28301

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