Vardrene Floyd – December 28, 1928/August 30, 2012

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Age 83 of Desoto, Texas, passed away August 30, 2012.

She was born December 28, 1928 in Lincolnton, NC.  Vardrene graduated from the University of Texas El Paso in 1981 with a BS degree in Education.  She taught in the El Paso Public Schools, Newman Elementary, for 14 years. She was a Golden Life member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Columbus Floyd in 1998; mother, Everlene Bailey Patterson; dad, Charlie Bailey; siblings, Susie Bailey Fuller, James Lee Bailey, Rudolph Bailey; Rachel, Robert, Eugene, Donald, and Arlene Patterson.  Vardrene is survived by her children,  daughter Mary Moore & husband Michael of DeSoto; son, Columbus W. Floyd MD & wife Gwenda of Arlington; son, Carl E. Floyd of Ft. Worth; daughter, Julia Floyd-Jones, PH.D. of DeSoto; son, Mark S. Floyd Esq. & wife Lauren of Cleveland, Ohio; 5 grandchildren, Raymond C. Jones IV, Alison & Matthew Floyd, and Alexis & Aric Floyd; siblings, Victor and Frank Patterson; and a host of nieces, nephews and other extended relatives and friends.

The Funeral Service will be 11:00 am Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2012 at the Hampton Road Baptist Church, 400 N. Hampton, in DeSoto.  Interment will follow at the Dallas – Ft. Worth National Cemetery in Dallas.

Visitation is 5-7 pm Monday, Sept. 3 at Jaynes Memorial Chapel in Duncanville.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Heart Association, 8150 N Central Expressway, #801, Dallas, TX 75206.