Funeral services for Hazel Elizabeth Morace Little 81 of New Era, LA. will be 2pm Monday, December 20,2021 at New Era Baptist Church in New Era, LA with Brother Dustin Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Dewey Cemetery under the direction of Church Funeral Services, Baton Rouge, LA.
Hazel was born February 29,1940, in Wildsville, LA to the union of Hobart H. Morace and Myrtle Harper Morace and passed from this life December 17,2021, at her home in New Era, LA.
Hazel was a lifelong resident of New Era. And a member of New Era Baptist church. She graduated Monterey High School in 1958. Soon after she met Wally, and married on July 4,1959, they moved to Ft. Rucker, AL where Wally served in the US Army. After the Army they moved to Michigan for several years. Then they returned to her “home” New Era, LA. There they raised their family. First and foremost, she was a wife and mother. Teaching her children to fearlessly love and respect everyone. Above all she taught them to love God and recognize his greatness in all things. Hazel saw all of nature as a gift God gave her. She truly enjoyed and appreciated the Earth that God created. She passed this love for God’s gifts of life on to her children and grandchildren. She would always remind them to be prayerful, allow God to let things happen in his time. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Hazel is preceded in death by her parents Hobart and Myrtle Morace, Husband Wallace J. Little, Daughter Alison H. Little, and sister Willidene Paul.
She is survived by her loving children Lisa Chandler and husband Steven of Acme, LA, Son Ted Little and wife Christy of Amory, MS, Son Jimmy Little of Monterey, LA, and daughter Nancy Peters and husband Ryan of Houston, TX.
Grandchildren Giovanna Drake and Dylan of Baton Rouge, LA, Gina Brewer and Corey of Vienna, LA, Auston Chandler and Shelby of Sunshine, LA. Karina Paul and Blaine of Vidalia, LA, Alex Smith of Baton Rouge, LA, Hunter Smith of Baton Rouge, LA, Hobie Little of Monterey, LA, Candace Little of Monterey, LA, Logan Little of Amory, MS, and Austin Pearson and Brianna of New Llano, LA. Three great grandchildren Andrew Wallace Drake (Giovanna) Eleanor Ann Chandler (Auston), Greyson Blake Pearson (Austin).
Pallbearers will be Auston Chandler, Alex Smith, Hunter Smith, Hobie Little, Logan Little, Dylan Drake, Corey Brewer, and Blaine Paul
Honorary pallbearers will be Ryan Peters, Steven Chandler, Andrew Drake & Austin Pearson.
Friends may call for visitation 10am Monday, December 20,2021 at New Era Baptist Church in New Era, LA. Funeral services to follow at 2pm.