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Louise Isley

August 3, 1935 — February 19, 2024

Billie Louise Isley, 88, passed away on February 19, 2024, in Birmingham Alabama.

She was born on August 3, 1935 in Birmingham Alabama, AL, to Clyde M. Lee and Elizabeth Lee.

Billie Lou graduated from Phillips High School and went on to earn a Bachelors degree in Education from Birmingham Southern/Samford University.

She began and ended her teaching career as a English/Spanish Teacher in the Blount County School System, retiring after 32 years. Lou and Bill spent their retirement years in their home on the Alabama gulf coast. The last 2 1/2 years Billie Lou was a resident of Longleaf Liberty Park Memory Care facility where she was loved by all and became know as the "songbird" because she was always singing a song.

Billie Lou married William Mason Isley on December 23, 1951. William "Bill" and Billie Lou had 4 children, William Mason Isley Jr (Butch), Becki Jones, Jenifer (Jill) Guice and Terri Isley.

Billie Lou enjoyed gardening, yard sales, "junking" and playing cards. She was an avid collector of Madame Alexander dolls, clocks and lighthouses.

Billie Lou is survived by Butch Isley (Lynda), Jill Guice (Steve) and Terri Isley along with 17 grandchildren and 35 great-grand children.

Billie Lou is preceded in death by Clyde Lee (father), Elizabeth Lee (mother), William "Bill" Isley Sr (spouse) and daughter Becki Jones. 

The service for Billie Louise Isley will be held on Thursday February 22, 2024 at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home Trussville. Visitation will be 9-10am before the service which begins at 10am. Burial following the service at Jefferson Memorial Gardens East.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Billie Lou's name to the Alzheimer's Association - Alabama Chapter - Birmingham Office

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, February 22, 2024

9:00 - 10:00 am

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 22, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home

1591 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235

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