Jane Lucas – September 5, 2021

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.

4 comments on “Jane Lucas – September 5, 2021

  1. Bev Murphy Wells: “Saddened to hear about Jane!  I know she was a committed teacher and loved her family and all will miss her. “

  2. Betty Luedeker Gatlin: “This is so sad.  I remember her at the reunions and thought she was lovely and had aged so well.”

  3. Sharon McCarthy Odell: “I am very saddened by Jane’s passing.  We would meet occasionally for lunch in Dallas, but hadn’t in quite some time.  I’m glad I was able to find a photo of us at one of our WHS luncheons.” – (2011)

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