Margaret Elizabeth Clark
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Margaret Elizabeth Clark
  • May 15, 1925 - February 26, 2017
  • Cedar Hill, Texas

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Margaret Elizabeth Carr Long Clark was born May 15, 1925, in Dallas, Texas to parents Jacob and Pearl Carr. She passed away on February 26, 2017, at the age of 91 in Dallas, Texas.

Margaret attended school at Crozier Tech and Sunset in Dallas I.S.D. She married William Monroe Long on December 14, 1940, until his passing on February 9, 1965. Margaret found love again and later married Hiram Douglas Clark on November 25, 1969, until his passing on their 13th anniversary, November 25, 1982.

After retirement, Margaret learned to crochet. She especially loved to crochet clothing for dolls and gave many of them to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. In recent years she loved to play any kind of card or board game, with the enthusiasm she showed when playing with her five young children. She loved receiving and collecting angel statues, which she displayed in her home.

Margaret was preceded in death by her husbands William Monroe Long and Hiram Douglas Clark; parents Jacob James Carr and Pearl Jessie Floyd; siblings Jacob James Carr Jr., Howard Lee Carr, William Lawrence Carr, and Buford Eugene Carr; children Sharon Elizabeth Stanley, and Ronnie Lee Long, and grandchild Kimberlee Long and Lisa Renee Stanley.
She is survived by her children Doris Jean Johnson (Tom) of Plano, TX, Linda Sue Pierce of New Boston, TX, Perry Monroe Long (Earlene) of Forney, TX; son-in-law Jackie Ray Stanley of Desoto, TX; daughter-in-law Judy Long of Rome, GA; grandchildren Jennifer Patterson (Kyle) of Frisco, TX, Judith Willis (Jim) of Forney, TX, Steven Stanley (Tammy) of Glenn Heights, TX, Michelle Stanley (Shane Cron), of Midlothian, TX, Cary Pierce (Vicki) of New Boston, TX, Christy Pierce (Sherrie) of Benton, LA, Stacey Willard (Billy) of Forney, TX, Kevin Long of Forney, TX and Natalie Crabbe (Donnie) of Birmingham, AL; great grandchildren Haleigh Stanley, Wade Willis, Ryan Willis, Amanda Grant, Patrick Pierce, Emily Patterson, Luke Patterson, Chloe Cron, Reilly Crabbe, and Baylee Long; sister Joyce Marie Robinson (Jerry) of Cedar Hill, TX, and many other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., and Funeral Services will be held Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 10:00 A.M., all at Grove Hill Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Grove Hill Memorial Park.