left to be with her Lord on March 9, 2012 after a prolonged illness. She was born on February 2, 1939 to Patrick and Dollie Kirkbride in Houston, TX. She was a resident of the Houston area her entire life. She graduated from Reagan High School in 1956. She was a member of Living Word Lutheran Church in the Woodlands. She loved to garden, read, cook, and spend time with her family. She brought joy to all those who knew her.
Mollye was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, W. T. (Wimpy) Luce and her brother, Patrick E. Kirkbride. She leaves behind her beloved daughters and their husbands, Carreen and Clay Carson of Dallas, Charlotte and Richard Kuenstler of Bellville, and Laura and Keith Blum of Katy, TX; step-daughters and their husbands, Nelda and Jim Blair of the Woodlands and Kim and Danny Dollar of Spring Branch, TX; and her grandchildren, who will greatly miss their "Maw Maw", Maris Blair, Jake Carson, Evan Wilkerson, Danielle Dollar, Ross Dollar, Isaac Wilkerson, Rachel Kuenstler, Conner Hare, Reilly Kuenstler, Catherine Carson, Kennadi Blum, and Emersen Blum.
A visitation and viewing was held at Eickenhorst Funeral Services on Sunday, March 11 from 2 to 4 pm. A funeral service was held at Living Word Lutheran Church in the Woodlands on Monday, March 12 at 1:00 pm followed by a private family burial at Magnolia Cemetery. She passed away peacefully with family by her side. Those wishing to post tributes to the family may do so at www.eickenhorstfuneral.com.