February 22, 1944 ~ February 26, 2022
Resided in: Arlington, Texas
Barbara Anita Chance went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, February 26, 2022 at the age of 78. She passed away quietly in her room at the Texas Masonic Retirement Center in Arlington, Texas.
Anita was born in Houston, Texas on February 22, 1944 to Thomas Edward Chance and Josie Inez Moore Chance. She graduated from Spring Branch High School and then attended Mary Hardin Baylor University where she received a degree in education. Teaching children was a life-long passion. She was a member of First Baptist Church Houston who loved the choir and all things concerning pageant.
Anita taught 5th grade at Pine Shadows Elementary for many years before receiving her Masters Degree in Reading Education from Houston Baptist University. She spent the next 25 years as a Baptist missionary in Macao and China teaching the children of missionaries (MKs), whom she adored and cherished.
Anita is survived by her brother, Darryl (Skip) Chance, her sister, Paula McCain and husband, Jim, nephew, Daniel McCain, niece, Amy Truong and husband, Hao, as well as many dear friends and family. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Inez Chance, brother, Robbie Chance and nephew, Dylan Chance.
Graveside Service: Monday, March 7, 2022 2:00 pm
Memorial Oaks Cemetery
13001 Katy Fwy
Houston, Texas 77079