Erica French
Erica Denise French at the age of 39, passed away on September 10, 2021 in Fort Worth, Texas. Erica was born on July 4, 1982 in San Antonio, Texas. Her parents are Vel and James Martin Sr. Erica's father is a retired Army soldier. Erica has lived in Germany, Texas, California, and Colorado. In the year of 2000 she graduated from Fountain-Fort Carson High School in Fountain, Colorado. Erica moved with her family to Texas, where she continued her education and graduated with an Associate's degree from Central Texas College in Killeen, Texas in 2002. Erica was a member of Greater Vision Community Church. She was employed by Chase Bank in Dallas for over 14 years, as a Document Specialist Lead. She played the flute and enjoyed spending her free time with her family. Her greatest treasures were her children!    Erica was preceded in death by her Great Grandparents: Velzora and Lawrence Miller Sr., Virgie and Floyd French Sr., and Algy Ray Grandparents: Iveta-Martin Berry and Nightie Martin Sr. Survived by her sons: Xavier Martin, Jayden Martin, K'yran Brown, Nikolas Brown, and Doryan Brown Parents: Vel Martin and James Martin Sr. Siblings: Tashanika Martin (Junior Desil), James Martin Jr., Markus Martin Nephew (Tavion Tinsley) Niece (Olivia Desil) Grandparents: Evelyn Holmes, Floyd French and Cecile Ray Ryan Brown (devoted partner), Jermaine Martin, Dianna and David Martin (loving extended family); Eric Armstrong, (Sharon); as well as many aunts, uncles, family, and friends! Wade Family Funeral Home (817) 274-9233

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  1. Our sincere condolences from our family to yours. Praying for peace that surpasses all understanding during this time. We love you! Aunt Gwen, Kenny, Gwenette, Anissa, Debra

  2. Erica, you have left us to soon! We will always hold the thoughts of your sweet kind soul and beautiful smile in our hearts.
    Family, we are sending our love and prayers your way. We pray to God to give you peace and strength during this difficult time.
    Arthur, Lisamarie, Kandace, Cameron & Jahzi’el Gunter

  3. Missing you my friend. Heaven has gained another angel. Prayers for peace, comfort and strength to the family thru this difficult time.

    Diana, Sherrie, Queshan, and Marcus Pope

  4. Erica was loyal good friend. She loved her children with every ounce of her soul. I love her, and will miss her so very much.

  5. To my loving ❤ ❤ ❤ daughter Erica.
    Although time has passed and all I could do is live your life with you through pictures, I have always loved you. Although I was denied to be a part of your life for 37 years, I will not be denied being a part of your new life with God. As the saying goes, time will heal all wounds, you will ALWAYS be in my heart. As we celebrate your life and your passing we understand that God had a better plan and place for you in his kingdom.
    Love Always,
    Your BIOLOGICAL FATHER,
    Eric R. Armstrong

  6. A Loving Friend In Heaven

    As the sun sets upon this life
    And your body is laid to rest
    I know you’ll be up in Heaven
    Because God only takes the best
    I know you’re watching over me
    And it takes away the pain
    I will carry you in my heart
    Until we meet again
    My world is a little darker
    Now that we’re apart
    But the memories are shining brightly
    Within this broken heart
    You touched the lives of those you loved
    And we wanted you to stay
    But you were needed up in Heaven
    And God whispered “come this way”
    I know whenever I’m lonely
    And this smile becomes a frown
    I’ll look up to the sky above
    And they’ll be and Angel looking down

    We all miss you dearly Erica. Rest in Heaven

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