Billie Jean Johnson
1935 - 2021

Billie Jean Johnson

November 8, 1935 - January 6, 2021

WATERLOO-Billie Jean Johnson, 85, of Waterloo, died Wed., Jan. 6, 2021 at Willowwood at Western Communities in Cedar Falls. She was born on Nov. 8, 1935 in Potter, AR; daughter of William & Esther (Howard) Miller. She moved to Iowa when she was four years old.

Billie graduated from Waterloo East High School in 1953. She married Carroll Dean Johnson on July 7, 1957 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church; he died Oct. 20, 2017.

Billie worked in patient accounts for Schoitz Memorial Hospital and Covenant Medical Center for 35 years. She later volunteered at Covenant Medical Center.

Billie was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary since 1958. She was Past president of the American Legion Waterloo Unit 138 and Cedar Falls Unit 237, 3rd District of Iowa, Cedar Chapter American Business Women's Association, Covenant Medical Center Auxiliary and Chapter OF, P.E.O. She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was a member of Priscilla Circle and the book club.

Survived by 4 daughters, Kelley (Wayne) Quirk of Ellensburg, WA, Lori Moore of Rochelle, IL, Stephanie (Greg) Reeves of Madison Lake, MN & Jill Johnson of Galesville, WI; 11 grandchildren, Chloe (Clay) Solum, Anthony, Kaitlin & Carly Quirk, Erica Moore, Cole (Brittany) & Ethan (Taelor) Countryman, Austin & Courtney Reeves, Elliot & Aidan Henscheid; 8 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Ruth Oliver, Betty Peterson, & Mary (Dallas) Harken all of Waterloo; 2 brothers, Charles (Nancy) Miller of Wickenburg, AZ & Robert (Peggy) Miller of Cedar Rapids and sister-in-law, Mary Miller of Jesup.

Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Carroll; granddaughter, Aubrey Grace Countryman and brother, Richard Miller.

Remembrance Gathering: 1:00 – 3:00 pm on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at Kearns Funeral Service. Private family entombment in Garden of Memories Mausoleum at later date. Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice.

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Published by Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier on Jan. 8, 2021.
Memorial Gathering
1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
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3146 Kimball Avenue PO Box 536, Waterloo, IA 50704
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Scott Johnson
January 9, 2021
Scott Johnson
January 9, 2021
So very sorry to hear of your mother´s passing, I remember her well! She worked with my mom for many years at Covenant and I know my mom really enjoyed working with her! Such a sweet lady, you all are in my thoughts and prayers
Sheri Foulk Fenner
January 8, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time! It has been a long time since Sunnyside school where we all gathered each day! Many fond memories of visiting you at your place and coming over to ride horses with Ruth! God bless your family
Ivadean (Haskenhoff) Herter
January 8, 2021