Obituary for Billie Ruth Edwards
Billie Ruth Edwards, 67, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at the Davis Hospice Center.
Billie was born March 15, 1948, in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, a daughter of the late William C. and Ruth A. (VanArsdall) Edwards.
Billie was graduated from the University of Wyoming with a Bachelors in Business Management. She also earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Wyoming, School of Law. She practiced law in Cheyenne, forming Edwards & Johnson, Attorneys, LLC in 1980, while later marrying Marvin Johnson on May 2, 1981, in Cheyenne. She was actively involved with the Wyoming State Bar Association and the Cheyenne Kiwanis Club.
In her own words, Billie wanted to share the following with her many friends and business associates: “Attitude is gratitude. This passing person is very, very grateful for all the wonderful people in her life. And, for all the wonderful things the universe has given her. There isn’t enough time, nor enough paper, to thank everyone for the myriads of kindness shown to me. I just hope you all know. I am at peace with this, besides, I will get to see Marv. I hope everyone has as wonderful a life as I have. Live~Laugh~Love.”
Billie is preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Marvin Johnson; and a sister, Bea Audrey.
A private interment will be held at Mountain View Memorial Park. Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy in Billie’s memory may be made to the Cheyenne Kiwanis Club Foundation, P.O. Box 1513, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003-1513.