Graveside services for Mary Ann France Irby, age 87, of Sulphur Springs, will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2016 at Restlawn Memorial Park with Bro. Fred Lewis officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:30-1:30 p.m., prior to service, at West Oaks Funeral Home. Mary passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at Paris Regional Medical Center.
She was born December 1, 1928 in Dike, TX, the daughter of Wesley Paul France and Velma Ruth Chapman France. She married Billy Dewayne Irby on January 16, 1946 in Sulphur Springs. He preceded her in death in 2010. Mrs. Irby was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith. She loved her daughter, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren and was fond of animals.
She is survived by daughter Paula Ann Hallmark of Austin, TX, two grandsons, Travis Erik Liles and wife Stacy of Sachse, TX, Russell Paul Liles and wife Whitney of Gardnerville, Nevada, and four great-grandsons, Trace Austin Liles, Reese Nolan Liles, Cole Ryan Liles, and Grady James Liles.
Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks funeral Home.