Billie Rose Frost 10/01/1926 – 9/12/2014
Billie Rose Frost passed away on September 12, 2014 in Hesperia, California. She was born October 1, 1926 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Billie moved to California in 1942 and spent 30 years in Bishop where she raised her family and worked for Contel. Eventually, she became the first female President of the IBEW of Victorville. Later in life she moved to Bakersfield with her spouse to be closer to her son and to support her grandchildren in their activities. She then moved to Hesperia to be closer to her daughter and family. Her matter-of-factness and honesty will be greatly missed.
Billie is survived by her daughter Sharon (Jack) Medina of Victorville; son, Sidney (Kathy) Cross of Bakersfield and step-daughter, Christy Frost. She is survived by numerous grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Howard Frost, brothers; W.P. Drake, Vilas Drake, Charles Drake, Don Drake and two sisters; Nadine Johnson and Emma Jean Austin.
Services will be held in Bishop, California on October 11 at Brune Mortuary at 11am. Family and friends will gather at the VFW Hall following the service. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to your favorite charity.