Funeral services for Ezra Danzy, 88, of Simpson will be held at 2 p.m. on Dec. 8 at Comrade Baptist Church in Simpson, with Rev. Dwayne Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Pine Grove Cemetery in Mora, under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
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Visitation was held from 5-9 p.m. on Dec. 7, and from noon until the time of services on Dec. 8 in the church.
Ezra, the son of Mack and Lonie Danzy, was born Dec. 16, 1924, in Mora. He passed away Dec. 3, 2013 at his residence in Simpson.
Ezra was a lifelong residence of the Simpson/Hutton area. He retired from the U.S. Government Civil Service as a dietitian. He served in the U.S. Army and was a World War II Veteran. He loved animals, having raised cattle and then goats. He would always raise a garden that would give him plenty to give away.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Inez Lambright Danzy; parents, Mack and Lonie Danzy; sisters, Agnes Norsworthy, Pearl Kile, Gertrude Gilcrease, and Joy Danzy; brothers, L.W. Danzy and Roy Danzy; and grandson, William Mack Danzy.
Ezra is survived by his son, Roger and Joan Danzy of Pineville; daughter, Carolyn and Tom Steinfeldt of Appleton, Wis.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Danzy family at www.labbymemorial.com.
Published in Leesville Daily Leader on Dec. 7, 2013