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Janie (Jayne) Naomi Irby

Obituary for Janie (Jayne) Naomi Irby

February 5, 1946 - April 29, 2018
Forney, Texas | Age 72

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Janie (Jayne) Naomi Irby passed away unexpectedly after a fall at her home on Sunday, April 29 at the age of 72. She is survived by her daughter Suzanne Marchman of Georgetown, TX; son Alan Irby of Down Home Ranch in Elgin; granddaughter Mackenzie Middlebrook of College Station; sister Glenda Durbin of Rockwall; and many loving nieces, nephews, and cousins who have played a big role in her life.

Jayne was born February 5, 1946 to James M. Samples and Lovelle Jones in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from W.W. Samuel High School before marrying James M. Irby in 1964. Together, they owned and operated a successful family restaurant, Irby's Waffle Shop & Charcoal Steaks, for more than 20 years in Dallas. After leaving the restaurant business, Jayne began her second career working for Blue Cross Blue Shield until she retired in 2011.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 5 at 3 p.m. at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church in Austin, with a reception to follow at 4pm. The church is located at 8724 Travis Hills Dr., Austin, TX 78735. http://www.stchristophersaustin.org/map.html

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Down Home Ranch at 20250 FM 619, Elgin, Texas 78621 or http://www.downhomeranch.org/.

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  • In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Down Home Ranch at 20250 FM 619, Elgin, Texas 78621 or http://www.downhomeranch.org/.

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