Billie was born March 30, 1933 in Hamilton, Texas to James Conley and Ramona Kinsey Coalson. She passed away on February 1, 2022, in Lubbock at the age of 88 years old.
Billie was the oldest of two children and grew up in Dallas where she attended school and graduated from Adamson High School in 1950. She attended business college in Dallas before marrying Billie D. Northcut in Dallas on July 25, 1952, and together they shared almost 69 years of marriage. Billie lived in multiple places in Texas, including El Paso while Bill was in the Army for 2 years. They moved back to the Dallas area continuing a bookkeeping career and becoming a mother to 3 children, two girls and a boy. In 1969 she moved to Abilene while Bill pursued an accounting career. While raising their family for the most part in Abilene, then moved further west to Big Spring, Texas to finish raising their son while working at the Howard County Court House until 1983. They moved to Alpine, Texas where she worked at First National Bank of Alpine. Upon her retiring in 1992 then Bill retiring in 1996, she and Bill moved to Abernathy, Texas to be closer to family and grandchildren. Billie and Bill were members of Abernathy First Baptist Church where she was very active in the Senior Sunday School class, helping those who needed help in their retirement years. During her long life and career, she was an advocate for those who needed assistance, especially where children were concerned. In her lifetime she worked at church in the kids Sunday school where nobody dared mess with her kids. For a short time earlier in her life while working at a day care, she was responsible for seeing to a deaf child to get the necessary hearing aids and abused children to seek refuge in a safe environment away from their abusers. Billie was very much the advocate for those in need but had a very special place in her heart for children. It could be said that she ran a tight ship, but kids knew the guidelines and the children she mentored always knew who to go to when they needed help and who they could depend on. Everyone always got the help they needed. Unfortunately, in 2019 she was diagnosed with severe dementia and began her long journey home to heaven. She enjoyed outside flower bed work and tending to the loving cat, Snow.
Billie was preceded in death by her parents, James and Ramona Coalson and her brother, James Carol Coalson.
Those left to cherish her memory are husband, Billie D. Northcut; 2 daughters, Brenda Kay Northcut Price and Melinda Carol Northcut Steele; son, William Dean Northcut; 7 grandchildren, James Daniel Steele, Jeffery Paul Steele, Patricia Shannon Wordell, Shawna Lea Lewis, Dustin Dean Hendon, Brandon Eric Northcut, and Lindsay Michelle Northcut and one great-grandson, Luke Anthony Northcut.
Visitation will be held on Friday, February 11, 2022 at Combest Family Memorial Chapel from 6-8pm. Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 10am at Combest Family Memorial Chapel with interment to follow at Abernathy Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, family request memorials be made to the Lubbock Meals on Wheels.