Erma B. "Billie" Bowshier age 88 of South Coffeyville, Oklahoma left her earthly dwelling on Tuesday, January 10, 2018 in Dewey, Oklahoma at the Forrest Manor Nursing Home.
Billie was born on January 7, 1930 to Isom and Marie (Lundy) Skeen in Le Harpe, Kansas. She attended school in Iola, Kansas graduating from Iola High School. On May 16, 1992 Billie married Roger Bowshier in Miami, Oklahoma. Together they made their home on Grand Lake before moving back to South Coffeyville two years ago. Billie and Roger loved to travel visiting every state between Alaska to Florida. Billie enjoyed life and she was always happy, she didn't know how to get angry. She liked to crochet, cook and also enjoyed walking, bowling and keeping a cleaning house, everything had to be in its place.
Billie was a wife, a mother, a grandmother and friend to many. Those left to cherish her memory are her husband, Roger of the home; sons, Charles Bauer, David Olson and his wife Linda; Bobby Fisk and his wife Pam; brother, Larry Skeen and his wife Joyce; eight grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren. She now rest with her parents, grandparents, and sister, Margaret Mewhinney.
Memorial services celebrating Billie's life will be held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel, 2405 Woodland Ave., Coffeyville, KS 67337 at 2:00 pm with Chaplain Jsue Wagner of Comforting Hands Hospice officiating. The family suggest that memorial contributions be made payable to Comforting Hands Hospice, contributions may be left in care of the Chapel. To leave a message of condolence for the family visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com
Bob, So sorry for the loss of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and always. You are a dear friend of ours. We are just a phone call away....
Kenny & Mary ReiterMankato, KS
Chuck,David,Bobby and your family. My thoughts are with you at this time with the loss of your Mom
Harriett FiskTulsa, OK
Bob, I am so sorry for your loss. May God hold you tight in his arms in this trying time. Loves and (((HUGS))
Robin UnreinIndependence, MO
Chris is Larry Dean Skeen's son. Chris and I have fond memories of Erma (Billie) when she and Margaret made the trip out to California to attend our wedding. God Bless Erma. We send a special prayer to all of her family and friends.
Chris and Teresa SkeenKettle Falls, WA
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Marcia MayfieldNowata, OK
very sorry for the your loss we will be praying for the family. Ashley (Fisk) Jarrett we know you will miss your grandmother very much.
Charlotte Caf5Independence, KS
To Chuck, David, and Bobby so sorry for your loss.
Gary AllenMexico, MO
May God's peace and comfort envelope you. Remember for believers, it's not, "Good bye." but, "See you later!"
Dave and Linda HensleySapulpa, OK
Chuck, David, Bob, My family shares your loss. Your mother was a great lady.
Brad AllenLiberty, KS
What a great friend, lady & at times a patron in our Salon! I know she will be missed... Dick & Billlie also had a great working relationship at the VFW... RIP. BEAUTIFUL LADY❤️😏
Sheila Brown-WintrodeGrove, OK
Thoughts and prayers to all of Billies family. So sorry to hear.
Marilyn TatePomca City, OK
Many fond memories are flooding in, Mom and I express our deepest sympathies to you. Norma & Kyle
Kyle AllenDecherd, TN