Byrne, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Byrne

May 10, 1962 - January 5, 2018

Elizabeth “Lisa” Byrne, age 55, was called to be with our Lord on Friday, January 5, 2018.  She was born May 10, 1962 to Ruben and Frances Ramos Cantu in Richmond, Texas.  On January 6, 2006, Lisa married David Walter Byrne in Dallas, Texas.  She was employed for 33 years with Southwestern Bell, (now AT&T) serving as an operator in Rosenberg, moved to Dallas as a Finance Clerk, Drafting Clerk and Engineer in Outside Plant Engineering.  Lisa was a valuable engineer in the SPORT center and later as a Quality Reviewer for five states.  She and Walter retired together in December 2013.  Together they remodeled the Byrne house in Tilden, Texas, where she mastered many skills in DIY- electrician, plumber, drywall, painting, wallpaper, mortar, concrete and porch building.  No job was too hard, too dirty, or too much challenge for her to attack.  She also loved hunting with Walter on the Byrne ranch, where she got her first deer.  They have been married 12 wonderful years and she will be dearly missed.  Lisa passed away after a long struggle with lung cancer. 

She is survived by her husband, Walter Byrne; sisters, Cynthia Hunt and husband Paul of Montgomery, Texas, Rebecca Cantu of Rosenberg, Texas, Ruby Olvera and husband Mike of Brownsville, Texas; her step-children, who she loved very much, Sara Wilson of Crestwood, Kentucky, David Byrne of Brooklyn, New York and Andrew Byrne of Keller, Texas; grandchildren, Silas, Cullan, Micah and Hadassah, who she loved dearly and had recently had a Build-A-Bear experience with; several nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends.

Lisa was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Virginia Rivera; and her two wonderful dogs, Gypsy and Curly, she loved them both, almost as much as she loved Walter.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway N., Allen, Texas 75013.  The family will receive friends during a visitation being held from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Tuesday evening, January 9, 2017 at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org.

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Walter, God bless you as you pass through these difficult times. May you find healing and new strength in Christ. We know the Lord has blessed Lisa with eternal life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Paul and Myrna Filippelli, January 10, 2018 We will miss you and you will always be in our hearts. XO Desiree and Skyler Zimmerman, January 9, 2018 So sorry to hear of her passing. Prayers for peace and comfort are coming your way from myself and the girls at the office Laura Ryan, January 9, 2018 Know that our thoughts are with you. If there were ever a couple perfect for each other, it was you two. If there were ever perfect neighbors, it was always Lisa and Walter. Lisa brought so many gifts to our lives…we will miss her tremendously and we will never forget her. Much love, Marc & Desiree Marc & Desiree, January 9, 2018 Walter, You and your family are in out thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of those days we all worked together. Stephen G Gutierrez, January 9, 2018 Walter, John and I want you to know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Lisa was definitely one of a kind and it was obvious how much joy you two brought each other. She is missed and no one can replace that laugh of hers. We have another angel watching over us. Susy Lytle and John Vogt (AT&T SPORT OOF) , January 9, 2018 WALTER WE HAVE ALL LOST A DEAR FRIEND IN LISA. SHE WAS LOVED BY MANY AND WILL BE MISSED BY ALL. GREGORY L. ALLMON, January 9, 2018 Walter, as you are well aware, Lisa was one in a million. She will be greatly missed. God will protect her now as he takes her into his loving arms. Jim and Sandy Stigliano, January 9, 2018 Walter, a situation at home prevents me from coming to Lisa's services. I just want to let know how sad Lisa's death makes me feel. The last time I saw the two of you, I could tell how happy the two of you were together. My heart goes out to you and your family. I will continue to pray for both you and Lisa. One of our Son-In-Laws died of cancer at 50 years old. It seemed so unjust and difficult to over come. But I sincerely want you to know how much I care about you. David Noblet, January 9, 2018 Prayers of condolences and comfort are being extended to you and your family on the loss of a beautiful jewel. An angel has received her full crown...... S. Gail Dixon, January 9, 2018 Walter, I am so sorry to hear this! I know how much y’all loved each other! Have peace knowing she is no longer in pain or suffering! I know the days ahead will be hard. Lots of prayers your way! Kathy Henson, January 8, 2018 Walter, I am so sorry for your loss. May God's Grace give you strength during this difficult time. Someone so special as Lisa can never be forgotten. Jason said he can still hear her voice and we can still hear her laugh. May God give her eternal rest and you and your family the strength to bear the great pain. You will be in our prayers. Love, Jason and Elva Terrell Jason and Elva Terrell, January 8, 2018 My prayers and condolences to Walter and the entire family. May God grant you peace and comfort during this time. Robbie Ellison, January 8, 2018 Mr. Byrne, Please know my prayers are with you and your family. I know that GOD is near unto the broken hearted and draws every sorrowing heart close to HIMSLF. All that GOD brings us to, HE will bring us through. During such a difficult time, just remember Hebrews 13:5, GOD will never leave you or forsake you. Take care. In Humble submission, Felecia Felecia D. Whitten, January 8, 2018 Walter and family, I was saddened to hear about Lisa's passing. I know how much you loved her and she loved you. Cherish the memories you have, she'll always be with you. With my deepest sympathy, Cathy Perot AT&T-OOF (SPORT) Center Cathy Perot, January 8, 2018 Walter, Sending our deepest heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Jon and Mica Jon and Mica Melby, January 7, 2018