Billie Marie Corolla

May 13, 1937 - December 20, 2019
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Mrs. Billie Marie Corolla, age 82 of Jamaica Beach, Texas passed away Thursday, December 20, 2019.

Billie was born May 13, 1937 in Shreveport, Louisiana, daughter of the late Dewey and Glennie Burge.  She is survived by her loving husband of 35 years, Mel Corolla. Together, they enjoyed a full and adventurous life of boating, fishing, and traveling.

Billie enjoyed gardening, cooking and crafting.  She was a big fan and supporter of the Houston Oilers, especially during the Luv Ya Blue era.  Billie was truly dedicated to her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. They were the joys of her life.

She is mourned and fondly remembered by her children and their spouses: Randy Corolla (Jan), Tina Pinkerton, Lisa Rollins (Steve), Kelley Woods (Woody), Cindy Vincik (John), Rick Corolla (Lea Ann), Robert Renfrow, Laurie Campbell (Gary), Robert Corolla and Shannon Renfrow (John).

Preceded in death by seven siblings: Dorothy Parker, Sonny Burge, Elizabeth Larson, Hallie Williams, Earlene Clark, Leonard Burge and Delores Jo Quiqley. Survived by two siblings, Dennis Wayne Burge and Sandra Kay Buck.

A memorial service will be said in her honor, with visitation at 11:00 am and mass at 12:00 pm on Friday, January 3, 2020, at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church, 16626 San Luis Pass Road, Jamaica Beach, Galveston, Texas. Graveside service following at 3:00 pm at Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home, 6900 Lawndale Street, Houston, Texas.

The family expresses their gracious appreciation to Gulf Coast Healthcare Center and to the many dedicated caregivers who participated in Billie’s care.

In lieu of customary remembrances, the family requests that memorial contributions be made in her memory to Gulf Coast Healthcare Center in Galveston, Texas and Alzheimer’s Association.



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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mary Star of the Sea


16626 Termini-San Luis Pass Road
Jamica Beach, Texas 77554

Service Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm

Mary Star of the Sea


16626 Termini-San Luis Pass Road
Jamica Beach, Texas 77554

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, January 3, 2020

Time: 3:00 pm

Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale, Houston.


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Born: May 13, 1937
Died: December 20, 2019

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Joan & Ron Rust posted on 1/2/20

Dearest Mel, our deepest sympathy is extended to you and the family. We love you and so enjoyed knowing Billie. May she rest in God's heavenly peace. Ron & Joan Rust


Dorothy & John Becker posted on 12/31/19

We are saddened to hear of Billie's passing but we share in your joy in knowing that she is enjoying eternal happiness.


Pat Chapman posted on 12/31/19

So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your peace and hers now.


Gena L Krannig posted on 12/30/19

Mel, I was so happy to finally meet Billie before she went to Heaven. She is at peace resting with our Lord now and I pray He will bring peace to your heart. You are in my thoughts and prayers, dear Friend. Gena


Rachel Luckie posted on 12/30/19

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Love, Rachel and Carolyn Luckie