NANCY KATHRYN "KATHY" BILLUPS, 69, of Huntington, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord, Saturday, March 9, 2013. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 14, at the Wallace Funeral Home and Chapel by Rev. Jesse Lacy. Burial will be in the Bowen Cemetery. She was born Sept. 11, 1943, in Huntington, W.Va., a daughter of Mervin G. Black of Barboursville, W.Va., and the late Lois Kathryn Welch Black. She was preceded in death by a son, Donald F. "Freddie Buck" Billups II; and a brother, Curtis R. Black. She is survived by a son, David Billups (Katherina) of Kitts Hill, Ohio; and a daughter, Missie Easthom (Todd) of Huntington; a brother, Richard Black (Tish) of Barboursville, W.Va.; a sister, Rebecca Haun (Gary) of Westerville, Ohio; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and best friend, Drema Dean. A special thank you to Drema Dean for all her love and care. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wallace Funeral Home, Barboursville.