In Memory

Billie McHone (DeSimone **) - Class Of 1951

 Billie M. DeSimone, age 83 of McRoberts Kentucky, passed away on Friday March 18, 2016 at Morning Point Assisted living facility in Lexington, Kentucky. She was born on December 10th1932 to the late Mammie and Claude McHone.  Billie was born in Whitesburg, Kentucky and was a lifelong resident of Letcher County, Kentucky. She was preceded in death by her husband Kelly Paul DeSimone and a brother, Claude McHone, Jr.  Billie was a member of the McRoberts Missionary Baptist Church.

   Billie is survived by four children, Paula Kavolus and husband Chris, of Greenville, South Carolina, Kelly Sturm of Lexington, Victor DeSimone and wife Beverly, of Richmond Kentucky, Jamie and Shelly DeSimone, of Inman, South Carolina; among them ten grand children, Joseph Kavolus, Michael Kavolus, Matthew Kavolus, Stephen Kavolus, Thomas Kavolus, Samantha Sturm, A.J. Sturm, Victoria DeSimone, Luke DeSimone and Maria DeSimone; two sisters, Norma Huff, of Neon, Kentucky, and Carrie Wright, of Wyandotte, Michigan; a brother, George McHone, of Millstone, Kentucky; and a host of other family and friends.

   Visitation will be conducted from 6:00-8:00 PM Sunday March 20, 2016 at Carty Funeral Homes' Polly & Carft Chapel, of Jenkins, Kentucky.  Funeral services will be held on Monday March 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Jim Johnston officiating. Burial will follow in Powell Valley Memorial Gardens, Big Stone Gap, Virginia.