Floyd Lucas of Irving passed away January 11, 2018. He was born on May 14, 1930 in Swan Lake, Mississippi to Dewey F. Lucas Sr. and Verna (Richards) Lucas. Floyd will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who loved to spend time with his family and playing golf. He served his country in the US Army before going into the plumbing business. He is preceded in death by his parents. Left behind to cherish his memory are wife Lawanda Richardson; son Don Lucas; daughters Tricia Robinson; Leslie Haack and husband Kalum; LeAnn Gregory and husband Troy; Lora Briggs and husband Sean; sister Ganell Beal; grandchildren Jon-Paul Robinson; Brian Lucas; Matte Pool; Brooks Haack; Connor Briggs; Rowan Briggs; Gavin Briggs; Hope Gregory; Grant Gregory; great-grandchildren Gage, Tanner, Addison and Olivia. The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 pm prior to the funeral service at 2:00pm on Monday, January 15, 2018 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Internment will immediately follow the funeral service at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens in Irving.
Yen Thi Pham, age 82, died on Thursday, January 11, 2018. Yen was born on June 16, 1935 in Vietnam to Thai Pham and Thu (Bui) Pham. Yen was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, loved to spend time with family and loved to go to the Temple. Yen is preceded in death by her parents and husband Thac Ta. Left behind to cherish her memory are sons Richard Ta and wife Chanh Ta, Hoa Ta and wife Thgy Do, Brian Ta and wife Mga Phan; daughters Anna Ta and husband Trung Nguyen, Mai Ta and husband Lin Duong; grandkids Michael Ta, Jennifer Ta, Dan Ta, Thanh Ta, Tu Ta, Phuc Ta, Harrison Nguyen, Kevin Ta, Tiffany Doung; and five great grandkids. A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. on Friday, January 19, 2018 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home 707 North MacArthur Blvd. Irving, TX 75060. The family will receive friends on Friday, January 19, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens 1413 E. Irving Blvd. Irving, TX 75061.
John Robb, age 82, died on Tuesday, January 9, 2018. John was born on October 10, 1935 in Maryland to John Wilbur Robb and Anna (Corwin) Robb. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Irving, Texas and served on the Board of Arc of North Texas. Left behind to cherish his memory are sister Wendy Rowland and husband Bobby of Sterling Heights, Michigan; brothers Jarod B. Robb of Lebanon, Ohio and Ralph Robb of Longview, Texas. A memorial service will be held 11:00am, Sunday, January 21, 2018 at First Baptist Church Dallas, 1606 Patterson St., Dallas TX 75201. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Arc of North Texas www.arcnorthtexas.org.
Mark Harold Vith, age 49, died unexpectedly on Saturday, January 6, 2018. He was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania to Harold Francis Vith and Kathleen Mildred Shruewsbury on June 3, 1968. Mark was a loving son, brother and friend who will be greatly missed. Left to cherish his memory is girlfriend, Mary Sides; Mother Kathy Mildred Frazier and husband Danny; brother Dale Vith; sister Misty Lee Wesala; brother Johnathon Vith; sister Jessica Dunkinson and husband Damien; stepmother Susan F. Vith; grandmothers Ethel May Vith and Ruia Flaherty along with numerous loving family and friends. And not to leave out his canine companions Scamp, Coby, Zinger, Scraps; his feathered friend Miki; and Kiterz the cat, all who he loved and tenderly cared for. The only memorial gathering scheduled is a graveside inurnment which is being held 12:30 PM on Friday, January 12, 2018 at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens 1413 E. Irving Blvd. Irving, TX 75061. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to the SPCA of North Texas www.spca.org.
Billene Lavilla Andrews, 91, died January 5, 2018. Her final days were spent surrounded by family. Billene’s life was one of love, compassion, and adventure. On any given day, you could find her playing bridge with friends, reading, or spending time with her girls. After retiring from teaching 4th grade for 30 years, she started doing the thing that she loved the most- traveling all over the world. Her gentle smile and quick wit brought so much joy to her family and friends. Billene is survived by her daughters, Suzanne and Mary K., her granddaughter, Julie, and two great granddaughters, Kelsey and Kristen. A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 13th at Plymouth Park United Methodist Church in Irving at 2:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the PPUMC Choir Fund.