Margaret Elizabeth "Libby" Dollar

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MARGARET ELIZABETH ROWE DOLLAR ("Libby") 76, of Clear Lake City, Texas passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 following a lengthy illness. Libby was a cancer survivor, having previously fought a courageous and graceful 16 year battle against the disease. Libby was born on October 7, 1936 in Mobile, Alabama, and is preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Harry Samuel Rowe and Helen Curry Rowe, and her loving husband, Jesse Neal Dollar. She is survived by sons, Harry and wife, Renee, of Nassau Bay, Texas, John and fiancé, Laurie Gajevsky of Pearland, Texas, and Tom and wife, Sherry, of Nassau Bay, Texas; daughter Katharine Cantu and husband, Arthur, of League City, Texas; and grandchildren Dr. Eric Dollar, Brian Dollar, Ashley Dollar, Zach Dollar, Jesse Cantu, Josh Cantu, Briana Cantu, Jackson Dollar, and Alyssa Cantu.

Libby was a graduate of the University of Alabama where she was a Chi Omega member and met Neal, her husband of 32 years. Neal's career took the family from Alabama to Clear lake City, Texas where they lived from 1966. Libby was a devoted and much loved wife and mother and made many wonderful lifelong friends. She was a beautiful woman of great faith who was an inspiration to all who met her and she will be dearly missed. She was also an original parishioner of St. Bernadette Catholic Church and a volunteer in a number of charitable organizations including Helping Hands, Hospice and Meals on Wheels, to name a few. Libby loved spending time with her children and grandchildren, whom she cherished, as well as her beloved adopted poodles, BeBe and Ginger, and many other four legged friends throughout the years.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 10, 2013 at Crowder Funeral Home, 111 E. Medical Center Blvd., Webster, Texas 77598, with a Rosary recited immediately following. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 15500 El Camino Real, Houston, Texas 77062. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Dickinson, Texas. Pallbearers will be Dr. Eric Dollar, Brian Dollar, Zach Dollar, Jesse Cantu, Josh Cantu and Larry Dollar.

In lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be made in Libby's honor to Poodle Rescue of Houston, 13302 Schroeder Road, Houston, Texas 77070, or to the . Condolences may be offered at


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Published on from June 8 to June 21, 2013