Elizabeth M. (Blum) Billet was born November 21, 1935, in Burbank and passed away November 5, 2019, in Acton, Calif. She was a lifelong resident of Acton and owner of the Blum Ranch. She was preceded in death by Ray Billet, her husband of 62 years.
Elizabeth was a farmer and homemaker. She was a dedicated and hard working member of the community. She was the first Miss Acton in 1952, representing her community at the Antelope Valley Fair. She played piano for the Acton Presbyterian Church and helped with vacation Bible school.
She held offices in the Acton School PTA and them the PTO over the course of many years. She was secretary for the Acton Community Club for a number of years and headed up many fundraising events. She was also and active member of the Acton Chamber of Commerce.
Elizabeth is survived by her children: Richard, Terry (Gregory Martin) and Donald (Whitt Whitton); grandchildren Kimberly (Richard Nickles), Michiko, George, Daniel (Jessica), Joseph (Lisa), Sonnia, Yancy, Jesse (Kristin), Laura (Darius) and Angela (Ramon); great-grandchildren Aaron, Ryan, Justin, Arianna, Luciani and David.
In honor of Elizabeth, donations can be made to City of Hope (1500 East Duarte Drive, Duarte, CA 91010) or Antelope Valley Supportive Care & Hospice (44349 Lowtree, Lancaster, CA 93534).
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at the Acton Community Center, 3748 W. Nickels Avenue.
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