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Billie Lou (Rushford) Solle

November 12, 1928 ~ March 23, 2018 (age 89)

Billie Lou Solle, 89, of Franklin, PA. died at 8:30 P.M. Friday March 23, 2018 at Oakwood Heights in Oil City after a period of declining health.

          Born Nov. 12, 1928 in Oil City, PA., she was the daughter of the late Wesley & Lillian Kimes Rushford.

Billie graduated from Franklin High School.

She was married in St. Patrick’s Church in Franklin on Dec. 4, 1949 to Peter R. Solle and he preceded her in death on August 5, 2014.

A homemaker, Billie had been a beautician for many years.

She enjoyed farming and taking care of the animals.

The last surviving member of her immediate family , Billie is survived by her two sons

Carey Solle & his wife Carol of Franklin

Randy Solle & his wife Diane of CA.

3 Grandchildren

Lisa Books & her husband Matt

Michael Solle

Jessica Stack & her husband Nathan

And a great grandson


Private visitation and funeral services will take place at the convenience of the family.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery

Memorials may be made to St. Patrick School, 952 Buffalo St. Franklin, PA. 16323 or to the Venango County  4H Fair 867 Mercer Rd. Franklin, PA 16323

The Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.

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