Billie Cimino

Obituary of Billie Dunn Cimino

Cimino, Billie Dunn, 71, of Reynolds, GA, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Perry, Georgia. Born January 13, 1948 in Tampa, Florida, she was a graduate of    H. B. Plant High School, and Harvard University. Billie was a former Queen of Gasparilla (1969), past member of The Junior League of Tampa, Tampa Yacht & Country Club and past Sponsor of the Merrymaker’s Club. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be missed by all. She was predeceased by her father and mother, Edwin Alexander Dunn, Jr. and Mary Harman Dunn; her daughter, Mary Dunn Watson; sisters Mary D. Withrow (Jack) and Jannie D. Ford. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Peter Sebastian Cimino III; and children, Alexandra Elizabeth Watson of Perry, GA, Ansley Watson III of Reynolds, GA, Kimberly Cimino Fine and husband, Howard of Tampa and Jaime Lee Cimino and wife, Natasha of Tampa; and grandchildren, Emma-Kate Dunn Watson, of Perry, Camden Lawson Watson of Reynolds, Jacob Fine of Tampa and Ariana and Sebastain Cimino of Tampa; and brothers-in-law, Robert (Bo) Cimino and wife, Michelle of Tampa and Kevin Cimino and wife, Gayle of Tampa; and sister-in-law, Noreen Cimino (Edward) of Norcross, GA; and many nephews nieces, cousins and friends.

In 1993 she and Peter retired to their farm in Reynolds, GA, where they grew various organic vegetables and flowers. Billie loved all animals, over the years rescuing countless dogs, who were loved and treated as a family on the farm. She also had a love of art, enjoyed painting and was a talented artist. In recent years, she and Pete enjoyed spending time on their boat on Jekyll Island.

Her memory will forever be cherished by her husband, Pete, children, grandchildren, family and friends. The family will receive friends for a celebration of Billie’s life in May. In Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Jacob’s Touch Foundation at or a chartity of your choice.

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Heritage Memorial Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.

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