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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Billie Jean Westmoreland

Posted: August 6 2019 at 07:19 PM

Rev. Billie Jean Westmoreland, clergy member of the Northern Illinois Conference (NIC), passed away Friday, July 19, 2019. During her ministry in the NIC, she served at Chicago: Vincent; Chicago: Morgan Park; Chicago: South Deering; Chicago: West Englewood; Rockford: Centennial, Chicago: Calvary, Maywood: Neighborhood, Chicago: Greenstone, and Chicago: Gorham. She was 81 years old.  

Memorial Services will begin with a visitation on Friday, August 9, 2019, from 2 pm - 4 pm at W.W. Jackson Funeral Home, 2701 W 63rd St., Chicago, IL 60629. The wake will take place on Saturday, August 10, 2019, from 10 am - 11 am followed by the funeral from 11 am - 12 pm at Resurrection House Baptist Church, 245 E. 138th St., Dolton, IL 60419; immediately following is the burial at Mount Hope Cemetery, 11500 S. Fairfield Chicago, IL 60655.

Messages of condolences may be sent to her family:

The Family of Rev. Billie Jean Westmoreland
PO Box 672
Spring Hill, TN 37174

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