Darla Dies Clouse
August 7, 1941 – May 16, 2018
Darla (Dies) Clouse graduated to Glory, May 16, 2018 after a brave battle with Parkinson’s disease. She was born in OKC on Aug 7, 1941 to John and Margaret Dies. She graduated from Putnam City Original in the class of 1959 and attended the University of Oklahoma where she met our dad and married him in August 1962. Mom touched so many lives. She loved working with the youth group at Wesley UMC, worked hours on mission trips, loved skiing and continued this love even after us kids graduated. Another passion of Mom’s was decorating cakes. She and dad owned Darla’s Delights and during their career, catered across many states and made amazing cakes and desserts for all occasions. Mom was the church hostess for Wesley UMC for 22 years, where she was a member for 56 years. She had a passion to serve others and worked tirelessly in putting others first. Mom was predeceased by her parents and brother Faris, survived by husband Jack, 2 sons, Todd (Cathy), Kevin (Jackie and her children/grandchildren,) daughter Melisa (Steve Tucker.) Along with being Mom to so many, she was Grammy to Ashley, Blaine (Jennifer,) Chelsea Berry (Ryan,) Cayla, Max, Zachary Clouse and Landry & Taylor Tucker and great granddaughter, Aubree, her brother James (Susan) along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and very dear friends. Our family is forever grateful to PCHS Class ’59 for their constant care during these last few months, her favorite, Dr. “K,” The Family is thankful to OK Hospice for the love and comfort during these last weeks, what a blessing you have been to all of us. Services for mom will be led by Bishop Bennie Warner, Please wear bright colors, mom always said “Life is a celebration!” Interment will follow at Rose Hill Burial Park.
- Blaine Clouse
- Max Clouse
- Landry Tucker
- Zachary Clouse
- Taylor Tucker
- Ryan Berry
- Todd Clouse
- Kevin Clouse
- Steve Tucker
- Visitation Friday, May 18, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, May 19, 2018
Darla Dies Clouse
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May 18, 2018
I will always remember "Grammy" for the love she had for her children and grandchildren. Any time there was a school event, she was right there, front and center happily cheering them on. What a blessing she was to her grandchildren! Landry and Taylor you were very fortunate to have such a wonderful woman in your lives. She will never leave your heart and you will pass on a part of her to your children. She will be forever with you.
May 18, 2018
I will never forget how kind Darla was to make my wedding cake. For a college girl with not a lot of money she made Bobby and I a cake beyond our expectations and delivered it and set it up over an hour away! I have never seen her without a smile and a kind word for those she was around. I wish I could have known her a lot longer and I am so proud to include her into my extended family!