Margaret McCracken

Margaret J. McCracken (Jackson)

Thursday, July 10th, 1924 - Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Margaret J. McCracken, 95, a life-long resident of the Wiregrass Area, quietly passed away Monday, March 9, 2020, following a stroke.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Clark Cemetery, Brannon Stand Road, Dothan with Pastor Troy West officiating and Glover Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends from 10am to 10:30am Thursday prior to services at Glover Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted.

Mrs. McCracken was born on July 10, 1924, in Dothan to the late Morgan and Winnie West Jackson. She lived a few years in Germany and returned to live the remainder of her life in Wicksburg. She was an excellent cook and a gifted seamstress. Mrs. McCracken loved antiques and had a unique collection of antique European clocks.

Mrs. McCracken is predeceased by two sisters, Frances Thompson Johnson and Lois Jackson Baggett.

She is survived by her daughter, Dr. Darlene W. Daffin (Paul) of Prattville, Alabama, and a son, Morgan Jackson McCracken of Daleville, Alabama; three grandchildren Stacey Cohen, Michael Mullen, and Hannah McCracken; four great-grandchildren, Alexis and Sophia Cohen and Cooper and Peyton Ann Mullen.

The family offers deep gratitude for loving care extended to Mrs. McCracken by Somerset Assisted Living, Westside Terrace, and Dr. Frank Crockett.

Glover Funeral Home of Dothan has been entrusted with the arrangements. (334) 699-3888. Please sign the guestbook online at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 | 11:30am
    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 11:30am
    Following the Services
    Address Not Available
  • Graveside

    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 11:00am
    Clark Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Pastor Troy West
  • Interment

    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Thursday, March 12th, 2020 11:00am
    Clark Cemetery
    Brandon Stand Road
    Dothan, Alabama 36305
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Jewel Bodiford

Posted at 10:45am
I'm so sorry to here about the loss of Miss Margaret. I teach Sunday School at Somerset East and truly enjoyed her being in our Bible Study each Sunday while she lived there. She is a sweet and gracious lady and I know she will be missed greatly.
Jewel Bodiford
Ridgecrest Baptist Church

Darlene Daffin Posted at 05:31pm

Thank you , Mrs. Bodiford. Mother loved your Sunday School class. Your hospital visit meant so much!

Adrian Holman

Posted at 07:41am
Darlene and family I remember your Mother from when we were at Carroll High School, she was a very nice lady. May her soul rest in peace.

Darlene Daffin Posted at 05:32pm

Thank you, Adrian. Mother always spoke highly of you.

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