Margaret Leah Youngblood Black, 67, passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 31, 2018 after a long battle with type 1 diabetes. Margaret was born on November 20, 1950 to parents Herman Youngblood, Jr. and Margaret Clarienne Feaster Youngblood. Margaret was raised in Waxahachie and her memories of her friends and her childhood there were always her most treasured ones. She will be remembered by all for her smile and adorable dimples. Her love of pets and animals began at an early age; she was an avid horse lover and rider. Margaret graduated from Waxahachie High School in 1968 and from Baylor University with a degree in Education in 1972 where she was a member of the Athenean Club which later became Kappa Kappa Gamma. Margaret taught elementary school for several years in the Grand Prairie Independent School District and tutored for a number of years in the HEB area. Although her life was filled with many health issues, Margaret always showed a strong will and determination to live life to the fullest.

Margaret was preceded in death by both her parents and is survived by daughter Allison Black Wilks and husband Lance Wilks of Fort Worth; son David Morris Black, Jr. of Bedford; sisters Gretta Youngblood Parks and husband Dr. Robert I. Parks, Jr. and Judy Youngblood Sessions and husband Dr. Charles R. Sessions, both of Dallas; two grandchildren Lance Ashton Wilks and Anna Grace Wilks of Fort Worth; and numerous nieces and nephews. A graveside service was held in Waxahachie. In memory of Margaret, a donation can be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) at JDRF.org or to the SPCA at spca.org.