“Thank you for the thoughtful poem and forget-me-not seeds. I will plant them in my garden if it ever gets warm enough. What a great idea.
— A. W.
Billy Jo Noll-Brink
February 10, 1975 - December 15, 2012
Billy Jo Noll-Brink, 37, of Joliet, IL, was born February 10, 1975 in Hollywood, Florida and passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2012 after a 17-year battle with ovarian cancer.
Billy Jo is survived by her loving husband and best friend, David Brink; her parents, Debra (M.C. Cummings) Noll of Stickney, IL and William Noll of Fort Lauderdale, FL; her grandmother, Mary Noll of Lake Placid, FL; her step-brother, Mike Cummings of Channahon, IL; her parents-in-law, Patricia Brink of Cicero, IL and Harold Brink of Tucson, AZ; her grandmother-in-law, Emma Peterson of Cicero, IL; her sister-in-law, Susan Brink of Aurora; her niece, Taylor Brink of Aurora; as well as many great friends.
Despite battling cancer for so long, Billy Jo never stopped fighting. She enjoyed travelling, spending time with family and friends, and her career the last eight years as a 9-1-1 telecommunicator for Wescom in Plainfield. In 2011 she was awarded Illinois APCO telecommunicator of the year.
Visitation will be Wednesday, December 19, 2:00 until 9:00 PM at the Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Plainfield. A celebration of Billy Jo’s life will be held on Thursday, December 20, 11:00 AM at the funeral home chapel.
As it is was Billy Jo’s wish, flowers are to be omitted and memorials to Stand Up to Cancer, (File 1224, 1801 W. Olympic Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91199-1224 (include team 4794 in memo) or online at http://bit.ly/bjnbsu2c ) are preferred.