Earthly Farewell to Colleagues Don Billings and Lyle Tullis

BETHANY – This has been a week of loss for the Southern Nazarene University community with the passing of Dr. Don Billings, Vice President Emeritus for Financial and Business Affairs, and Dr. Lyle Tullis, Emeritus Professor of Sociology.

“These faithful followers of the faith leave us with sadness for our earthly loss, but confident in their destination. May we find ourselves faithful in the same measure that they did in their lives lived before those of us who knew them,” said Dr. Loren Gresham, President of Southern Nazarene University.

Funeral services for Dr. Lyle Tullis will take place on Monday, November 5, 7:00 pm at the Oklahoma City First Church of the Nazarene with Interment on Tuesday, November 6, 1:00 pm, at the Ft. Gibson National Cemetery in Ft. Gibson, Oklahoma.

The funeral for Dr. Don Billings will be Tuesday, November 6, 2:00 pm, at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene, 6789 NW 39th Expressway in Bethany, Oklahoma, with Interment at the Bethany Cemetery, NW 63rd Street and Rockwell Avenue, in Bethany, Oklahoma. Viewing will take place at Mercer-Adams Funeral Service, 3925 North Asbury, Bethany, Oklahoma.