Tue, July 23


Billie Jean Reid

Cottonwood resident Billie Reid died Monday June 19 at the age of 88.

She was born March 28, 1912 in Moyers, Okla.

Mrs. Reid came to Arizona when she was 18 years old. She worked for the U.S. Postal Service delivering mail from Clemenceau to Rimrock from 1946 to 1954.

She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was known for volunteering her time to others.

Survivors include her daughter, Helen Killebrew of Cottonwood; one son, Clyde “Boze” Savage of Cottonwood; one sister, Lois Williams of Texas; eight grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Reid was preceded in death by her parents, W.M. and Fannie Renfro; her husband, Marvin “Tom” Reid; her son, Curtis Savage and one brother, Arch Renfro.

A funeral service is scheduled June 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cottonwood. Visitation begins at 9 a.m. and the service follows at 10 a.m.

Mrs. Reid will be buried in the Clear Creek Cemetery in Camp Verde.

Memorial donations in her name may be made to the Verde Historical Society, Restoration of the Clemenceau Post Office, P.O. Box 511, Cottonwood Ariz. 86326.

Terry Francis Goulette

Terry Goulette of Cottonwood died June 14 at the age of 56.

He was born Aug. 5, 1943 in Marine City, Mich.

Mr. Goulette moved to Arizona in 1984 and had recently been living with his sister Gleah Bromback in Cottonwood.

Survivors include one daughter, Kelly Ryan of Wickenburg; four sons, Kenneth and Kevin Goulette of Ohio, Chris Goulette of Georgia and Corey Goulette of San Diego; two sisters, Joan Town of Michigan and Gleah Bromback of Cottonwood; two brothers, Gerald Goulette of Michigan and Robert Goulette of Florida; eight grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Goulette.