Betty Jane Kyzar Orjias
August 27, 1935 - March 16, 2015
Betty Jane Kyzar Orjias, 79, passed away on March 16, 2015. Betty was born on August 27, 1935, in Tallulah, Louisiana to Autie and Marjorie Kyzar. She was married to Theodor Orjias, Jr.; they wed on January 15, 1956.
Betty had an active working life, finally retiring from Hibernia National Bank in 2003 after thirty-two years. At the time of her retirement, Betty was Senior Vice President and Branch Manager.
Betty was preceded in death by her father Autie James Kyzar, her sister Shirley Ruth Kyzar Townsend, and her son Arthur Christian Orjias.
Betty is survived by: her mother Annie Marjorie Mills Kyzar; her husband Theodor Orjias, Jr.; her sisters Louise Kyzar Crumpton, Audeen Kyzar Lee, and Marilyn Kaye Kyzar; her brother James William Kyzar; her children Autie Theodor Orjias and spouse Susan Ferguson and Susan Stephanie Orjias Cox and spouse Robert Craig; her grandchildren Elizabeth Logue Martin and Daniel Nelson Stanley, Benjamin Autie Orjias, Albert Kyzar Martin, John James Orjias, and Marjorie Madeline Cox; her great-grandchild Logue Dorothy Flowers; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services will be held on Thursday, March 19 at the First Baptist Church in Tallulah, LA with Brother Jason McGuffie officiating. Visitation will be at 1:00 PM, and funeral services will begin at 2:00 PM. Burial will be at Silver Cross Cemetery in Tallulah under the direction of Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home. The family requests that any donations be made to the charity of your choice.
Pallbearers will be grandsons Benjamin Autie Orjias, Albert Kyzar Martin, and John James Orjias and nephews James Korey Kyzar, William Kasey Kyzar, and James Patrick Stephens.