Billye was born in Missouri, but her family moved to Michigan when she was a young child. She enlisted in 1944 and was a yeoman at a Naval Air Station in Kansas. After the war, she became a flight attendant in the regular Navy’s Military Air Transport Service, where she remained until 1950. The interview was done in 2007.
Betty Wicks (Peterson) Billye Grimwood (Grymwade) Clara Van ROekel (Moomey)