ARLINGTON -- Lillian Rebecca Steele, 78, passed away Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, in Arlington. Funeral: 10 a.m. Thursday at Tate Springs Baptist Church, 4201 Little Rd., Arlington. Interment: 2:30 p.m. Thursday in Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. Visitation: The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Memorials: Memorials may be made to Allstar Hospice or Tate Springs Baptist Church 39ers. Lillian was born May 18, 1934, in Big Spring, to H.M. and Sue Tabor Rowe. Lillian was a member of Tate Springs Baptist Church. She briefly owned a wedding planning business, but was a homemaker for most of her life. Lillian enjoyed yard work, reading and serving and spending time with her family. Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Steele; a brother; two sisters; and her parents. Survivors: Sons, David Steele and wife, Maxine, Donny Steele, Jerry Steele and wife, Marsha, and Tommy Steele and wife, Susan; daughter, Vickie Cunningham and husband, Jim; brothers-in-law, Don Steele and wife, Nancy, and Floyd Steele Jr. and wife, Gerry; sister-in-law, Norma Kimbrough; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members. Wade Family Funeral Home Arlington, 817-274-9233

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  1. My heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your beloved Mrs. Steele. May it help you to know that the hearts of others are deeply touched by your loss. Cherish the dear memories close to your heart.
    (Psalms 34:18)

  2. Vickie, Jim, Scott & Clint,
    I am so sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your hearts be comforted in this time of grief. I love you.

  3. Just a few words to let you know that you are being thought of during this difficult time. As you continue to cope, may you find comfort in knowing that our loving heavenly Father is near to those with a broken heart. Very soon our hearts will be mended when this scripture at Revelation 21:4 is fulfilled. Imagine a time when your mother will once again be with you, and you will no longer have any reason to cry; That truly is a beautiful promise and may it bring you peace as you reflect on the good memories you shared with your precious mother and grandmother.

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