Billie Jean was born October 1, 1926 in Waurika, Oklahoma to William McKinley and Ruby Emma McGaha Larson. She passed from this life Sunday, June 27, 2010 at her home in Waurika at the age of eighty-three. Billie was a telephone operator for 33 years for Southwestern Bell Telephone. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Waurika and an active member of the Eastern Star. She worked with the First Baptist Church youth group for many years where she met her husband Don. Billie and Don Fowler were married November 24, 1960 in Waurika. He preceded her in death July 28, 1993. She traveled with Don and enjoyed supporting him in his Country Timer's Band.
She is survived by: nephew - Michael Davis, niece - Ann Hodges, children - Paula Fuqua and husband Jon, Dana Alexander and husband Jeff, Roger Fowler and wife Patricia, Charolette Fowler, four grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Don, and sister Camilla Davis.
Funeral Service will be Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 11:00 AM at the Dudley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jeff McLemore officiating. Burial will be in the Waurika Cemetery under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home in Waurika. Visitation will be from 10AM - 8PM Tuesday. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church.