Billie James Mizer, 78, of Wichita, Kan., passed away Monday, Jan. 24, 2011. He was born April 15, 1932, in Purdy, the was the son of James L. Mizer and Naomi and Henry Ferguson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Wilma Hall, brother, Buddy Mizer, and daughter, Rita Cabral.
He is survived by: his wife of 58 years, Bonnie, of the home; brothers, Bob Mizer, of Cassville, and Charles Ferguson, of Mt. Vernon; sisters, Carole Garrison, of Purdy, and Ruth Farmer, of Harrington, Del.; daughter, Teresa Gleason, of Salina, Kan.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday at Emmanuel Foursquare Church, Salina, Kan. Graveside services followed at Gypsum Hill Cemetery.