Julie Redwine Bilberry
May 29, 1956 – March 16, 2016
Julie (Redwine) Bilberry, 59, of College Station went home to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Wednesday March 16. She slipped peacefully from this world while surrounded by her loving family, ending her courageous eleven-month battle with cancer.
Julie was born May 29, 1956 in San Antonio to Sally (McClanahan) Redwine and James Louis Redwine. She grew up in Fort Worth and graduated from Paschal High School in 1974. She majored in Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University from 1974 through 1979. Julie married Bob Bilberry on September 1, 1979 and they were blessed with two wonderful children, Robert Bilberry, Jr. and Katie Bilberry.
Julie was a member of First Baptist Church College Station for over 25 years and dedicated most of her adult life to serving the Lord while ministering to others. For over twenty years she was involved with the Bible Study Fellowship ministry and served as the Class Administrator of the Bryan Evening Class for the past ten years. She also served as a Group Discussion Leader in BSF for a number of years. She taught Children’s Choir and Vacation Bible School at First Baptist College Station and oversaw their Intercessory Prayer Ministry for the past fifteen years.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Sally Tomlinson, father James Louis Redwine and step-father Lambuth Tomlinson.
Julie is survived by her husband of thirty-six years, Bob Bilberry of College Station, her son Robert Bilberry, Jr. and wife Kristina Higgins of Fort Worth, daughter Katie Cantu and her husband Andy of Dallas and granddaughter Evie Bilberry of Fort Worth.
She is also survived by siblings Jim Redwine and his wife Harriet of Fort Worth, Brad Redwine and his wife Becky from Missouri, Heather Woodward and her husband Tim of Missouri, John Tomlinson and his wife Frances of Fort Worth and Beth Wyatt and her husband Dave of Fort Worth.
The family would like to thank the staff at Hospice Brazos Valley for the outstanding care they gave Julie and her family during her last days. Also, thank you to the wonderful nurses and staff at The Cancer Clinic of Bryan and the Oncology department of CHI St. Joseph Hospital.
A memorial service celebrating Julie’s life will be held at 2 pm Friday, March 25 at First Baptist Church of College Station.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests you consider a contribution in memory of Julie to Hospice Brazos Valley or Bible Study Fellowship.
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