December 2, 1919 – April 20, 2019
Lillian English passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 20, 2019 in Dallas, Texas at the age of 99. She was born to Benjamin and Lily Layne in Forney, Texas. Lillian was a big sports fan including the Dallas Cowboys & Texas Rangers. You could always count on her to have a game on the TV and she could even give you stats on her favorite teams. Her family knew her for her love of baking and she would always have a new tasty treat for you to try. She loved to go shopping and was known as the professional shopper in the family. She also enjoyed completing crossword puzzles. Most of all she loved spending time and taking care of her family. She is preceded in death by her husband, Philip English; father, Benjamin Layne; mother, Lily Newton Layne; & 8 brothers & sisters. Lillian is survived by her two daughters, Leslie Mason & Lynne English; & grandchildren, Carly Mason, Lorna Gray, & Evan Gray to cherish her memory. A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Lovers Lane United Methodist Church in Dallas, Texas. A private graveside will be held prior to the service. The family would like to thank the staff at Treemont Nursing for taking care of Lillian for 11 years.
- Memorial Service Friday, April 26, 2019