Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

November 4, 2012


The Independent

ASHLAND — Tom and Gail Billions of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Ashland, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Oct. 6 at KBK Farm in Nashville. The celebration was hosted by their children with friends and extended family.

The couple were married Oct. 18, 1952, in Detroit, Mich.

Mr. Billions retired from Ashland Oil in 1992. He served in the Korean War and is of the Baptist faith. He is the son of the late Cleo and Mattie Billions.

Mrs. Billions is a homemaker and is of the Baptist faith. She is the daughter of the late Hal Lester and Lydia Herrin.

They are the parents of Karen Kloess (Larry) of Nashville, Mark Billions (Connie) of Springhill, Tenn., Shelly Spradlin (David) of Ashland, the late Kevin Billions (Dava) of Raceland and Kathy Hackworth (Daryl) of Fort Wayne, Ind. They have 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.