About Ben Billie, Rev., Navajo Code Talker
Birth: Nov. 26, 1925 Death: Apr. 23, 2005
COYOTE CANYON — Services for Pastor Ben Billie, 79, will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 27 at the Bethany Christian Reformed Church in Tohlakai, N.M. Burial will follow on family land in Coyote Canyon.
Billie died on April 21 in Albuquerque. He was born in Coyote Canyon, Nov. 26, 1925 into the Red Running into the Water People Clan for the Water Flows Together People Clan.
Billie was pastor of the Roadside Baptist Church in Coyote Canyon. He had retired from the Thriftway Convenience Store as the Store Manager. He was also a rancher.
Survivors include his wife, Angela Tsosie Bill of Coyote Canyon; sons, Eldon Billie and Christopher Paul Billie, both of Coyote Canyon; daughters, Jeralene Billie of Coyote Canyon and Yvonne Billie of Standing Rock, N.M.; brother, Alfred Billie James of Coyote Canyon, and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John Billie James and Erma Billie James; brothers, Jack Billie and Leon Billie and one sister, Sarah Silbersmith.
Pallbearers will be family members.
Compassion Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
Burial: Unknown Specifically: Family Land
Created by: Spyrose Record added: Jan 09, 2006 Find A Grave Memorial# 12941016