Lucia Harryette (Ribelin) Francis of Leonard, Texas passed away on February 15, 2022 at the age of 85. Lucia was born on July 12, 1936 to Roy Alvin Ribelin and Lucia (Gay) Ribelin in Dallas, Texas. Lucia attend Holy Trinity Grade School and Ursuline Academy of Dallas, graduating in 1954. Lucia married Thomas Laurence Francis of Detroit, Michigan on January 16, 1960 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Dallas, Texas.
Lucia is survived is survived by her brother, Charles Alvin "Chuck" Ribelin of Dallas; daughters, Ruth Eleanor (Francis) Perkins and her husband, Jessie Dee Perkins, Jr. of Van Alstynw; daughter, Rebecca Gay (Francis) Brannan of Autin; son in law, Scott Pierson of Irving; her grandchildren, Amanda Dee (Perkins) Crawford and husband, Allen Wayne Crawford; Daniel Laurence Perkins and wife, Sammie Jo (Brown) Perkins; Joel Thomas Perkins; Rachel Marie Perkins; Mary Eleanor "Ellie" Perkins; Luke Francis Perkins; Blair Michael Brannan; Beau Austin Brannan; great grandchildren, Micah Allen Crawford; Stella Ruth Crawford; Rhyder Lane Henneman; Charlie Laurence Perkins; and several nieces, nephews, and life-long friends.
Lucia was preceded in death by her husband of almost 60 years; her parents; her brother, Francis Karl "Frank" Ribelin; an infant son, Thomas Laurence Francis, Jr.; daughter, Judith Ann (Francis) Pierson of Irving, Texas; and infant twin great grandsons, Jacob Heath and Tyler Dee Perkins.
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