Billie Lollar died Wednesday, June 4, 2008 in Salem, Ore.She was born Aug. 15, 1924 in Ozona, Texas to Alex and Floy Franco.After the death of her father, her mother remarried.Perry Simpson became her daddy.
Billie married Charles Edward Lollar and they were married 48 years until his passing. The coupleaised theirwo daughters inhoenix, and ater moved to Payson (1963), where he owned and operated the Frontier Market.Billie remained in Payson until 2000, when she returned to the Valley.he moved to Oregon in March to be near her daughter, Kathy.
Billie was a member of the Christian Church in Payson and Mogollon Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.After returning to the Valley, she transferred her membership to the Apache Trails Chapter.She became a proud member of the Colonial Dames of the 17th Century (Mayflower Chapter) and the United Daughters of the Confederacy (Thunderbird Chapter).
Billies survived by her daughters, Paulette Lollar of Tempe, Ariz. and Kathleen Whittam of Keizer, Ore., five grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and her sister, Ruby Lee Spiller (Leonard) of Clarkdale, Ariz.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 19, 2008, at Green Acres Cemetery Chapel, 401 N. Hayden Road, Scottsdale, at noon.Burial will follow immediately after the service where Billie will be put to rest next to her beloved husband.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower Street, Phoenix, Ariz. 85014-5656.