June 27, 1948 - February 9, 2022
Sally Ilena Meyers, 73, died at Sonoma House in Carrollton, TX on the 9th day of February, 2022.
Born the 27th of June, 1948 in Clarinda, IA. At the time of her death she was employed as Purchaser for Sanmina Corporation in Carrollton, TX.
She is survived by her brother, Fred from Bedford, TX and her sister, Mary from Carrollton, TX. Sally was preceeded in death by her sister Susan from Madrid, IA and her parents, Kenneth and Helen from Gravity, IA.
She graduated from Bedford High School in Bedford, IA
and from Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
She was an avid baseball and hockey fan, the Texas Rangers and the Dallas Stars.
In the early 1990’s she was introduced to the sport of race walking by her sister, Mary. They participated with 2 different racewalking groups on a weekly basis. She trained for and ultimately completed 2 marathons.
In her youth Sally received instruction in knitting, crochet and embroidery from our mother. Sally kept at it for many more years and was eventually introduced to counted cross stitch. She became passionate and dedicated to the art of cross stitch and produced a phenomenal amount of art pieces. She truly was gifted with a special talent.
Sally enjoyed cooking especially finding and trying new recipes, her recipe scrap book was many volumes. She hosted monthly dinner parties, with a small circle of close friends, and enjoyed by all.
Sally loved dogs, rescuing and caring for three, Jobie, Tucker and Bailie. She contributed to the American Kennel Club (AKC). In Sally’s memory, her family requests that any charitable donations be given to the AKC at https://www.akchumanefund.org/donate/make-a-memorial-donation or to any animal protection charity of choice.
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Arrangements under the direction of:
Aria Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252