Darce Lee Pape, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. Funeral: 12:30 p.m. Monday in Laurel Land Memorial Chapel. Interment: Laurel Land Memorial Park of Fort Worth. Visitation: 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth. Darce was born Jan. 11, 1931, in Gonzales to Robert Howard and Velma Ruddock. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack C. Pape; son, Billy Ray Nelson; sister, Gail Sattler; and brother, Robert Howard "Buddy" Ruddock. Survivors: Daughters, Linda Rocco (Ken), Pamela Tinsman (Craig) and Cheryl Browning (Robert); son, David Pape (Sheri); sisters, Ginger Doyle, Ruth Gandre, Jamie Sue Pruitt and Rebecca Price (Wayne); brother, Jeffrey Ruddock (Nancy); 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; and a host of dear friends.