George Hiotis

Pottery Designer Dies

by George Hiotis on August 25, 2014 at 5:09 am

A pottery legend has died.  Billie McCoy passed away Sunday at her home.  She was 90 years-old.  Billie was born in Texas and married Nelson McCoy in 1945 and move to Zanesville.  She was in the design department of Nelson McCoy Pottery and was an enthusiastic collector of older McCoy pottery.  Friends and family may call two hours before the funeral service which is Friday at 1 p.m. at the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home on Blue Avenue. McCoy will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery.