Melanie Jean Billings

April 3, 1973 ~ February 21, 2016 (age 42)


Melanie Jean Billings, 42, of Piedmont, SC, died Sunday, February 21, 2016, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Born April 3, 1973, in Spartanburg, SC, she was the daughter of Jerry William Billings and Kathy Hutsell Billings of Enoree, SC and wife of Jason Paul Aranda of the home. A devoted wife, mother, daughter, and sister, Melanie also loved her animals. She was a homemaker and writer of science fiction and other genres, having been published several times for her short stories. She graduated from Woodruff High School and was a member of Roebuck Baptist Church. In addition to her parents and husband, she is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Aranda and son, Griffin Aranda of the home; sister, Bonnie B. Gibbs of Enoree, SC; brother, Robin Billings of Atlanta, GA; maternal grandmother, Helen Hutsell of California; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation will be 12:30-1:45 PM Thursday, February 25, 2016, at Roebuck Baptist Church, 1979 E. Blackstock Rd., Roebuck, SC 29376. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM, at the church, conducted by the Rev. Melvin Shelton and the Rev. Ondra Black. Burial will be in Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, 2153 Mt. Lebanon Rd., Buffalo, SC 29321. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Spartanburg Humane Society, 150 Dexter Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303. The family is at their respective homes. Floyd's North Church Street Chapel To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Melanie Jean Billings please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery
2153 Mt Lebanon Rd
Buffalo, SC 29321


FEB 25. 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM (EST)

Roebuck Baptist Church

1979 E Blackstock Rd

Roebuck, SC 29376

Funeral Service

FEB 25. 2:00 PM (EST)

Roebuck Baptist Church

1979 E Blackstock Rd

Roebuck, SC 29376

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