Francine Ann Billman, 61, of Idyllwild, died of breast cancer Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003 at home.

She was born Feb. 9, 1942, in Bell, Calif.

She graduated from Glendale High School and California Western College.

She previously lived in El Cajon and Glendale.

Mrs. Billman was director of residential services at Morning Sky School from 1985 to 2002.

She was a resident of Idyllwild for 18 years and was a member of the Idyllwild Lioness Club.

Viewing was held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and a memorial service was at 1 p.m., Friday, Dec. 19, both at the Billman home.

Interment was at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at Forest Lawn in Glendale. Robert Thomas officiated.

Mrs. Billman is survived by her husband, James Billman of Idyllwild; her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Cozette Thomas of Arcadia, Fla.; a son, John Jacobs of Idyllwild; a son and daughter-in-law, James and Alicia Jacobs of San Diego; a daughter, Jennifer Jacobs of Riverside; a daughter and grandsons, Jill, Jeremiah and Zachary Storie of Laguna Niguel; and a son, daughter-in-law and granddaughter, Koosje, Erika and Miren Pino of Idyllwild.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Ramona VNA and Hospice, 890 W. Stetson Ave., Hemet, CA 92543.