Gary High School 1914-1978

The Coaldigger





Gary High School 1971

Juanita Mae Billings

June 22,1953-January 29, 2013


Juanita Mae Billings, age 59, of 337 Borage Avenue, Princeton, W.Va., died on Tuesday, January  29, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.

Born on June 22, 1953, in Skygusty, she was a daughter of Viola Childs Wooldridge of Pageton and the late Hampton Wooldridge. She had lived in Mercer County for the past 30 years and worked as a radiology tech for Bluefield Regional Medical Center for 39 years. She was a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. She attended Liberty Baptist Church in Princeton. She was a devoted wife, mother, and friend to many.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Larry Wooldridge.

Survivors include: Her husband: Stephen A. Billings of the home; sons: Gregory Billings of West Hollywood, Calif. and Scott Billings of the home; brother: Charles Ray Wooldridge of Anawalt, W.Va.; and sister, Tammy Wooldridge Cox of Skygusty, W.Va.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell with Pastor Greg Kinzer officiating. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the day of the service.

The family asks in lieu of flowers, that memorial contributions be sent to the family at 337 Borage Avenue, Princeton, WV 24740.

The family is accepting online condolences at

The Cravens-Shires Funeral Home at 3431 Coal Heritage Road, Bluefield, WV 24701 is in charge of arrangements.