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Paula Lehr Briggs

FORT WORTH — Paula Lehr Briggs passed away peacefully after a 13-year battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and breast cancer Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at the age of 63.
Memorial service: Private
Memorials: Donations can be made in Paula’s name to First United Methodist Church of Azle, the Boy Scouts of America Longhorn Council campership fund or the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Paula was a longtime resident of Fort Worth and Azle. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Azle and a previous member of University United Methodist Church of Fort Worth.
Paula was a longtime secretary for the Boy Scouts of America – Longhorn Council and the Fort Worth Police Department. Paula raised three sons to become Eagle Scouts in the Boy Scouts of America and along the way became the cubmaster of Pack 9 and later the scoutmaster of Troop 9. Paula was the second woman ever elected to the local Order of the Arrow lodge and was an Ordeal member.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Freda Lehr; sister, Linda Mosley; brother, Marshall Lehr; and sister, Dorothy Erwin.
Survivors: Son, John Briggs and wife, Natalie, and son, Sterling; son, Ricky Briggs, and wife, Carey, and children, Will and Lyndy; son, Terry Briggs and wife, Sarah, and children, Nathan, Hunter and Logan; siblings, Dolores Silva, David “Bubba” Lehr, Donnie Lehr and Ronnie Lehr; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Condolence Messages

  1. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May our Lord Jesus give you comfort at this difficult time.

  2. We are sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you!

  3. Bryan & Lisa Meyer

    Paula was a lovely lady and will be missed in our class on Sunday mornings. May God’s love surround you all.

  4. I am so very sorry for your loss. May God be with your family during this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you!

  5. I am sorry for your losscan you are all in my prayers

  6. Gordon and I loved Paula dearly. She was our buddy. Gordie drove her to chemo often and she was our friend. She came out to our home in Springtown and the three of us would sit on our porch and visit. Great times. Loved that lady. So sorry for your loss
    She loved you all so much. God bless. Praise God Paula is with Jesus and pain free. See you later buddy.

  7. Mike & Gayla Fletcher

    Paula’s enthusiasm and love for everyone will be missed in our Sunday School Class. She always had a smile even when she was in pain. We were blessed to have known her.

  8. So sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

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