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3124 Robinson Drive
Waco, TX 76706
Phone: 254-662-2131
Fax: 254-662-1311
Billie Cotharn

Billie Joyce Cotharn (Hill)

Wednesday, August 10th, 1932 - Saturday, May 25th, 2019
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Billie Cotharn of Robinson passed away Saturday, May 25, 2019. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 30, at First Baptist Church of Robinson, 104 E Stegall Dr, Robinson, TX. Burial will follow at Robinson Cemetery. There will be an opportunity for friends to view and sign the guestbook between 9:30 - 11:00 a.m., at the church, prior to the service.

Billie was born in Levi, TX, to Marshall and Hassie Conley Hill. In 1952 she married Kenneth Cotharn. They were married for 64 years before he preceded her in death in 2017. Billie worked as a substitute teacher for Robinson ISD for 25 years.

Billie who was thought to be the best mother, mother-in-law and mammy is survived by daughters, Debbie Schwartinsky, Rhonda Gilham and husband Mark, Lisa Fowler and husband Gary, Kenny Beth Van Meter, Kerry Lashombe and husband Mike; her grandchildren, Craig, Dusty, and Tyler Schwartinsky, Christopher and Cpt. Cody Gilham, Lucas and Lacee Fowler, Morgan and Madison Van Meter, Shelby, Kendyl and Lindsey Lashombe; and nine precious great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made in Billie’s name to the Praying Hands Sunday School Class, at First Baptist Church of Robinson, 104 E. Stegall Drive, Robinson, TX, 76706.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Craig, Dusty and Tyler Schwartinsky, Christopher Gilham, and Lucas Fowler, along with Ronnie Schwartinsky. Honorary pallbearer is her grandson, Capt. Cody Gilham, who is currently serving in the US military overseas.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am
    First Baptist Church of Robinson
    104 W. Stegall
    Robinson, TX 76706
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  • Service

    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, May 30th, 2019 11:00am
    First Baptist Church of Robinson
    104 W. Stegall
    Robinson, TX 76706
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Robinson Cemetery
    620 East Stegall Rd.
    Robinson, TX 76706
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Lisa, Rhonda, Kenny Beth and Kerry,
I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious mom. I have so many great memories that involve all of you. Your mom's sweetness and strength lives on in all of you. My entire family holds you in our thoughts and prayers.

Diane Waits

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