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Date of BirthMay 19, 1940

Dorothy Lou Carlock Obituary

Date of BirthMay 19, 1940

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Date of DeathMay 16, 2020

Dorothy Lou Carlock Obituary

from Plano, Texas, United States

Dorothy Carlock, 79, of Plano, Texas, passed Saturday, May 16, 2020. Dorothy was born to Edwin L. Smith, and Marjorie F. Smith, May 19, 1940 in Overton, Texas. She was married to Larry J. Carlock 31 years and they lived in Plano, Texas. 

Dorothy is survived by 3 daughters: Diana  L. Casey. husband (Mike Casey), Jeri R. Reynolds, Deborah Reynolds, and one son who proceefed her in death, William E. Reynolds III.  She also is survived by 2 step-children, Candice Roake, husband (David Roake) and Adam Carlock. She has 9 grandchildren, John J. Pernyak III, Patrick W. Pernyak, Samantha J. Pernyak, Sean P. Pernyak, Joeseph Cross, James Cross, Crystal Chain, Brandon Roake, Griffin Roake and 12 great-grandchildren.

Dorothy loved to sew, quilt, crochet, knit and any other craft she could get her hands on, and over the years had made all of her chldren and grandchildren their signature quilts. Spent one entire year doing over 30 hand made and sewn quilts to give out for family christmas gifts. 

Dorothy loved flowers and plants around her, and had a green thumb becuase they always grew to be so beautiful. She loved music and some of her favorite singers were Johnny Mathis, Neil Diamond, Elvis, and Frank Sinatra. Her favorite gospel songs were "Amazing Grace" and "How Great Thou Art". She was a strong -willed woman with a longing to always try to serve when she was able to do so, by taking care of the grandchildren in the summers for her daughters , and sewing for her grandaughters some of the most beautiful dresses over their childhood years.