Opal Dean 'Jackson' McCarley

Opal Dean 'Jackson' McCarley

December 11, 1929 - April 10, 2020
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Opal McCarley, 90, of Happy passed away on April 10, 2020. Private graveside services will be Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Happy Cemetery.
Opal was born on December 11, 1929 to Samuel Patrick and Pearl Odell Jackson in Coryell County, Texas. She married A.J. McCarley in 1955 in Vigo Park, Texas. She lived in Happy until 2015. Opal was a homemaker and an active member of First Baptist Church in Happy. She was always willing to help and had a true servant’s heart.

Opal is preceded in death by her husband, three sisters, and four brothers. Survivors include a daughter, Debbie McDonald and husband, Terry of Canyon, Texas; a son, Jay McCarley and wife, Debby of Weatherford, Texas; grandchildren, Ryan McCarley and wife, Molly of Atlanta, Georgia, Josh McCarley and wife, Judy of Weatherford, Seth McCarley of Weatherford, Becca Alexander and husband, Clayton of Ft. Worth, Todd McDonald and wife, Jayme of Ft. Worth, and Kate McDonald of Amarillo; and six great grandchildren.

Opal spent the last four years of her life at Meadowview Place Residential Care Home in Keller, Texas. Her family will be forever grateful to Mary and Tom Pittman and the caregivers at Meadowview Place for the love and care they gave Opal in the last years of her life.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Happy Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 343, Happy, Texas 79042 or a favorite charity.
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Private graveside services will be Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at Happy Cemetery, Happy, Texas.


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Mary Davis Graham

Posted at 05:19pm
I was sad to hear of Opal’s passing. She was my best friend in school at Gatesville, and we spent many happy hours together. We even played a duet in a piano recital and were baptized at the same time. My sincere condolences to her family. I loved her dearly.

Mary Davis Graham

Jill White

Posted at 08:30pm
Always enjoyed being around Opal and visiting with her. Such a special lady in every sense of the word. Love and prayers to all the you ❤️

Nell McDonough

Posted at 01:39pm
I’m so lucky to have known Opal. She was one of the sweetest ladies. I’m sorry to hear of her death. My prayers are for comfort to all of her family and friend.

Andrew and Kathy Cumby Posted at 02:04pm

Opal was truly a servant of God. She was an example we all should follow. Praying for the family.

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