Katherine A. Billups, age 63, died on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at her residence in Tampa, Florida. Born July 24, 1955 in Tampa Florida to Samuel and Ruth (Gray) Garrett. She is survived by two sons, Michael (Uka) Billups and Jerald Billups. Three siblings, Debra (Blair) Garrett, John Garrett, and Nancy (Ebneter) Garrett. Eight grandchildren, Poentje DeSantis, Rob DeSantis, Bobby DeSantis, Tyler Billups, Haleigh Billups, Lucia Billups, Julia Billups and Ella Billups. Five nieces and nephews, Ivy Gilley, Dena Cryer, Samantha (Bass) Blair, Samuel Garrett and Maddie Cryer.
A funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church of Inglis on Saturday, September 1, 2018. Visitation for family and friends will begin at 10:00am and the service at 11:00am. Immediately following the service, the burial will be held at Cedars of Lebanon Cemetery.