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Billie Birkla

Billie Birkla, 71, Mauckport, died Sunday, May 26, 2013, at Hospice Inpatient Care Center in Louisville.
Born Aug. 1, 1941, in Blue Hole, Ky., she was the daughter of the late William and Parlee Sprinkles Crawford.
She was a homemaker and babysitter for her grandchild.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, William Edward Pease.
Survivors include two sons, John and Jim Pease, both of Corydon; two daughters, Beth Thurman of Corydon and Rosita Hunchman of Central; a brother, Charles Crawford of Ruskin, Fla.; two sisters, BethAnn Combs of Lexington, Ky., and Bonnie Steele of Connersville; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Visitation: Wednesday, May 29, from 3 to 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 30, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Thursday, May 30, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.