Obituary for Billie Kathleen Laza (Ezell)
Billie Kathleen Laza, 88, passed away peacefully on November 26th, 2017, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Billie was born in Harris County to Eddie J. and Willie Dean “Dugan” Ezell on August 30, 1929. Billie is preceded in death by her mother and father, her husband, George Laza, their only son, Bruce Laza, a sister, Helen Wood, and a brother, Eddie Ezell. Billie is survived by a granddaughter, Kimberly Laza of Temple, a grandson, Glenn Stinson of Midlothian, three great-grandchildren, Zachary, Gabriel, and Madelynn, and several extended family members. Arrangements are entrusted with Hewett-Arney in Temple with visitation in their chapel on Saturday, December 2nd, from 1PM-3PM. Immediately following visitation, a graveside service will be held at Bellwood Memorial Park in Temple where Billie will enter eternal rest next to her husband and son. The family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the kind and caring staff members at Mercy House and to Southern Care Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Mercy House in Temple, or to Southern Care Hospice in Hewitt.