On September 5, 2021 with family by her bedside, Jane Adeline Lucas went peacefully home to her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
Jane was born on November 8, 1942, in Beaumont, Texas. She grew up in Waco, Texas and attended Baylor University. Upon graduation from Baylor, Jane moved to Dallas, Texas where she spent over 30 years teaching and impacting countless lives of students in Dallas ISD.
On her free time Jane enjoyed traveling and spending time with family and friends. She was happiest when she traveled to two of her favorite places, London and Las Vegas.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Margaret Eloise Purl Lucas; father, George Wilson Lucas, Sr; brother, George Wilson Lucas, Jr; sister, Margaret Eloise Patterson and brother Thomas Wilson Lucas.
Jane was a caring daughter, sister, friend and aunt. She is survived by many dear friends and family including her brother-in-law, William Burdette Patterson; niece, Cydney Patterson Wright and husband Keith; niece, Courtney Patterson Myers and husband Devin; and nephew Joshua William Patterson and wife Nisha. In addition, she is survived by her grandnieces and grandnephews, Miles Burdette Wright and wife Allison Rose Wright, MacKenzie Ann Wright, Max Garland Wright, Seth Lucas Myers, Noah James Myers, Hope Adeline Myers, Logan Flora Patterson, Andie Eloise Patterson, Eli Daniel Patterson.
Jane at our 50th reunion – October 2010
Jan Massey (l) and Jane Lucas – October 2010
Jane Lucas (r) accompanied her sister, Peggy, and husband Bill, to Gulf Shores, Alabama in July 2014 for their 50th wedding anniversary. The whole family attended bringing the total to 19 people who enjoyed the week.