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West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242


Billy Ray Birdsong, 74, passed away at Wilson Creek Nursing Home in Springfield, Missouri on January 24, 2015.

He was born January 25, 1940 to Irvin and Arley Dover Birdsong.

Bill is survived by sons, Ervin (Sharon) of Turon, Kansas, Billy Lewis of Pryor, Oklahoma, Robert (Mary) of Mtn. View, Missouri, Jack (Vicky), Roger (Trish) both of West Plains, Missouri; also survived by former wife, Estie Jane of West Plains; sisters, Julie Mae Upton of South Fork and Cora Jean Moody of Batesville, Arkansas; several step children and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two infant children, and sister, Daisy Lois Harris, and wife, Barbara.

Graveside services will be held at Mt. Zion Cemetery, South Fork, Missouri at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains, Missouri.



  1. Louise Brown
    January 26, 2015 @ 3:06 pm

    My sincerest condolences for the loss of your father. At this most difficult time, may you treasure the good memories shared together along with the promise of our Lord Jesus Christ that you will be together again. John 5:28,29. Again my deepest sympathy.

  2. Mary Birdsong
    January 27, 2015 @ 4:32 pm

    From the family of Billy Ray Birdsong we would like to say Thank you,Thank you,Thank you for everything.The 5 sons were at ease because of all your help with the arrangements etc.
    Thank you again.

    • admin
      January 31, 2015 @ 8:29 am

      Thank you for allowing us to be able to help you in your time of need. We really appreciate it. Thanks, Laura