DEER ISLE – Ruth Ann (Lavoie) Billings, 56, died Oct. 20, 2007, at Island Nursing Home, Deer Isle. She was born Jan. 26, 1951, in Castine, the daughter of Peter and Helen M. (Ellingwood) Lavoie. Ruth worked at Eatons Lobster Pool Restaurant, Little Deer Isle, for several years. She earned a certified nurses’ aide license in 1985 and held several other jobs. She is survived by a daughter, Judy Lee Zoephel and her husband, Rick, of Deer Isle; a son, Paul Calvin Eaton of Deer Isle; her ex-husband, Wiley Eugene Billings Sr. of Little Deer Isle; two brothers, Herbert Austin Lavoie of Orrington and Peter M. Lavoie Jr. of Orland; a sister, Nancy Blastow and her husband, Gilbert, of Deer Isle; three grandchildren, Asia Keene Eaton, Paul Richard Zoephel and Lars Spencer Zoephel; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. In addition to her parents, Ruth was predeceased by one sister, Thelma Marie Lavoie; and a very special friend, Rebecca Arlene Guptill of Deer Isle. Family and friends are invited to visit with the family 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Bragdon-Kelley-Campbell Funeral Home, Stonington, where a funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24. Burial will be after in the family lot at Mount View Cemetery, North Blue Hill. Gifts in memory of Ruth may be sent to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074 or to the American Diabetes Association, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 98R, Portland, ME 04101-4330.