Billie Jean Lee
February 15, 1931 - September 30, 2021
San Diego, CA
During the afternoon of September 30, 2021, Billie Lee passed away at her home in Clairemont. She was 90 years old. Billie was born in Reisel, Texas. She was the 4th of eight children. After high school she moved to San Diego where she soon met and married her husband, Bert Lee. At the age of 31 she started bowling and soon became one of California's premiere women bowlers. Her accomplishments are too numerous to list. She was inducted into the California state Hall of Fame in 1979 and also the San Diego, Hall of Champions. After her retirement from bowling, she and Bert spent many fun-filled years visiting Barona Casino and Resort. With her loving and bubbly personality, Billie was a friend to all. Billie is preceded in death by her husband, Bert (2016). She is survived by her children, son Gary, Daughter-in-law Patricia, Daughter Teri, two grandchildren, four greatgrandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. A memorial service is planned for Billie on November, 13, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. at the Clairemont Mortuary, 4266 Mt. Abernathy Avenue, San Diego, CA 92117.
Published by San Diego Union-Tribune on Oct. 17, 2021.