Billie J. Coshow, 72 of Okanogan, entered eternal rest at her home on May 23, 2018. She was born on Aug. 24, 1945, in Yuba City, California, to Osborne Samual Ferraby and Laura May Umback. She was raised by her stepfather Earnest Garrison and mother Laura May Garrison. Billie loved and enjoyed becoming part of the Garrison family. This meant a lot to her.
Billie Jean Ferraby married Carl J. Coshow on Sept. 9, 1969. Carl and Billie had two children, Carl E. Coshow and Laura Marie Coshow. Billie cared for many foster children, including Sherry Kellogg, who held a special place in her heart. Billie enjoyed spending time with family and spending time at the casino. She also enjoyed baking, camping and dancing.
Billie is survived by her son Carl and daughter Laura; her brother Gary; her sister Hazel; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl. She was also preceded in death by her brother Neil and her sister Blanche.
A viewing was held at the Precht-Harrison-Nearents Chapel on Friday, June 1, 2018.
A graveside memorial service was held for Billie J. Coshow at Beaver Creek Cemetery in Twisp on Saturday, June 2, 2018. A gathering was held at the River’s Edge mobile home park clubhouse following the graveside service.