April 7, 1933 to December 15, 2021.
Billie was Born in Dayton Tennessee as the youngest of 9 children. Her family moved to Indiana when she was very young. Billie married Robert Jolly and they had 3 children. The children were raised in Brownsburg,Indiana. As a single mom Billie supported her children by working long hours as a machine operator for FMC Corp building chain and was a member of the United Steel Workers of America. She loved people, food, shopping, the color red, dogs, cats, flowers and a “good deal”( she could never pass up bacon when it was buy one get one free).
She moved to Wyoming in 1989 and spent a lot of time with 2 granddaughters. In 1999 she moved to Florida. All along the way she was a care giver for family, friends and others in need. She collected friends like some people collect blue and white porcelain or elephant statuary. She always dressed well and color coordinated everything. Finding great clothes at the thrift store was a well honed skill.
She had a wonderful smile and a quick wit. She encouraged her children and grand children to live in the moment, be grateful , generous and to enjoy a piece of chocolate. Billie was a great mother and friend. Her joyful spirit will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her 3 children: Byron ( wife Patti), Bonnie ( husband Rob), & Bart. Grand Children: Jessica, Matt, Hannah, Mini, Cody, and great grandchildren: Nola, Rose, & Logan
Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard and Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Ave, Casper WY 82601.
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