The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

September 4, 2013

Billie Pollitt

The Commercial-News

---- — Billie Pollitt, 54, of Danville, went to be with the Lord peacefully at her home at 6:25 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013.

She was born Feb. 28, 1959, in Danville, the daughter of Lee and Ellen (Boswell) Pilkington.

She married Duane Pollitt on April 28, 1984, in Danville. He survives.

Also surviving is her mother, Ellen (Boswell) Pilkington; husband, Duane Pollitt; one daughter, Jade Pollitt; three brothers, Mike (Darcia) Pilkington, Tom (Penny) Pilkington and Jeff (Jimmy Williams) Pilkington, all of Danville; four nephews, Zach, Jared (Michelle), A.J. Pilkington and Terry Pollitt; and four nieces, Jennifer, Abby, Bethany Pilkington and Madison Pollitt; and several great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father.

Billie worked at Walgreens Accounting for 26 years in customer services then County Market the last three years.

She enjoyed collecting Disney collectibles. She loved to garden and read. She also loved spending time with family and friends and getting to see everyone at family gatherings. She was a member of the Danville Assembly of God Church.

A Celebration of Billie’s life will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville with Pastor Ramona Logan officiating. A visitation will be 4-6 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.

Memorials can be made in Billie’s name to the American Melanoma Cancer Society. Please join Billie’s family in sharing photos, videos, and memories of her through her tribute wall at

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