Officer Curtis's Story
Funeral Services for Officer Curtis Billue will be held this morning at 11:00 AM from the Wilkinson County High School Gymnasium. Interment will follow in the Red Level Cemetery, Irwinton, Georgia. The body will lie in state from 9:00AM until the hour of the service.
At the age of ten, Officer Curtis Billue accepted Christ and became a devout follower of Christ. Officer Billue was a graduate of Wilkinson County Senior High School in Irwinton, GA. He attended the Fort Valley State University and later graduated from Clark University with a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice/Sociology. He played in the band and played football. He was commissioned into the United States Army as a second lieutenant. He served in the military for eleven years. While in the military he earned the rank of Major Billue. He had the opportunity to travel extensively from Fort Hood, TX to Korea. After an honorable discharge, he began his career as a Correctional Officer with the Georgia Department of Corrections in July 2007 at Frank Scott Correctional Facility. He later transferred to Georgia Diagnostic Classification Prison in August of 2009. Sergeant Billue transferred to the Baldwin County State Prison in October of 2011. Later, he accepted a position at the Transportation Unit in Milledgeville, GA in March of 2013. He was known for his commitment to his job and great love for his family.
On June 13th, 2017, Officer Curtis Billue was called from labor to reward. He was formerly married to Mrs. Sheryln Hadley. To this union, two children were born. He leaves to cherish his great memories, Curtis, Jr. and Michael Billue of Columbia, South Carolina, his elderly father, Mr. Revon Billue of McIntyre, GA, to whom he was a dedicated caregiver, his devoted mother, Mrs. Florine K.
Billue, preceded him in death, his siblings: Barbara Strange (Richard) of Macon, GA, Elder Frank Billue (Marilyn) of Stone Mountain, GA, Diane Cooper (Bishop
Gus) of Milledgeville, GA, Bruce Billue of Irwinton, GA, Shelbra Billue-Mayes (Reverend Sydney) of Newnan, GA, Carol and Denise Billue of McIntyre, GA, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Slaters Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Published on June 16, 2017