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Billie Carol (Gatts) Borland

October 31, 1941 ~ February 16, 2020 (age 78)

Obituary

          Billie Carol Gatts Borland, age 78, of Freeport died surrounded by her family at 9:12 p.m. Sunday, February 16, 2020 in the home of her daughter, Penny Shepherd where she had been living since November 2019.

          Born in Carroll County, Center Township on October 31, 1941; a daughter of the late Roy Harding Gatts and Helen Maxine Dray Gatts.

          Billie graduated from Scio High School in 1959. She retired in 2003 from the United States Postal Service after twenty-six years as a rural letter carrier for Rural Route 2, Scio. She also worked for twelve years at the Scio Pottery.

          Her husband, James Alvin Borland, died November 25, 2010.

          Surviving are two daughter: Penny (Chip Chance) Shepherd of Salesville and Peggy (Larry White) Couch of Piedmont; a son, David (Freda) Luyster of Scio; a sister, Mary Lou Stull of Scio; nine grandchildren: Jacqueline Couch Dobrich, Michelle Couch, Clayton Luyster, Ashley Luyster, Diana Luyster, Danielle Shepherd, Kolton Shepherd, Alexis Shepherd, and Makenzie Shepherd; a great-granddaughter, Madaline Dobrich; several brothers and sisters-in-laws and numerous nieces and nephews.

          In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Gatts and a son-in-law, Danny Shepherd.

          Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. to 6 to 8 pm Thursday, February 20, 2020 in Koch Funeral Home, 216 S High Street, Freeport.

          Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 21, 2020 also in the funeral home with Robert Main officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery, Carrollton, Ohio.

          Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Guernsey.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 20, 2020

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Koch Funeral Home
216 South High Street
Freeport, OH 43973

Visitation
Thursday
February 20, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Koch Funeral Home
216 South High Street
Freeport, OH 43973

Funeral Service
Friday
February 21, 2020

11:00 AM
Koch Funeral Home
216 South High Street
Freeport, OH 43973

Burial

Carrollton Westview Cemetery
670 Cemetery Drive SE
Carrollton, OH 44615

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