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Billie Jo Fletcher

EMILY — Billie Jo Fletcher, age 67, of Emily, died on Feb. 14, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Pequot Lakes. She was born on May 9, 1944, in Gadsden, Ala., to Jesse and Lucille (Ekes) Powell. She married Leonard Ross Fletcher on Aug. 6, 1983, in Emily.

Survivors include two daughters, Vickie (Richard) Vasquez, of Pequot Lakes, JoAnn (Kenneth) Barton, of Brainerd; four brothers, William (Shirley) Powell, Ricky Powell, Roger Powell and Ronnie Powell; four sisters, Sylvia Morgan, Betty Davis, Jessie (Donald) Smith and Phyllis Hartzog; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Leonard; one son, David Wardle; stepson, Bruce Fletcher; two brothers, Robert Powell and Robert Pendergraph.

Funeral services will be on 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at the Hilltop Chapel in Palisade, 49448 Osprey Ave., Palisade. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the church. Burial will be at the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Emily.

Arrangements are with the Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.