Psalm 100 Make a joyful noise unto the Lord....


Sara Margaret Maddox, daughter of Hugh and Jeanette Maddox, former longtime Dalhart residents passed away of natural causes on May 12th, 2020.


Sara’s father Hugh Maddox worked as an investigator for the Sante Fe railroad and wife Jeanette was a homemaker and attended the United Methodist church in Dalhart while raising Sara, Jim and Janice Maddox.


After graduating high school in Dalhart, she went on to earn her Bachelor of science at WTSU in English and art.


She taught Art and English in local schools and painted many beautiful artworks of the southwestern landscape. Later in life authored a novel titled “A Song Called Home”.


Sara was musically gifted and began piano lessons at the age of 3. She was organist at the churches she attended and was often asked to play the pipe organ for special occasions. She was still playing up until her passing and this was her lifelong passion of making a joyful noise.


She is survived by three daughters, Jeni Savage of Gun Barrel City, Sharon Cooper of Amarillo and Karen Rutledge of McKinney, nine grandchildren,15 great grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter.


Brother Jim Maddox of Waxahachie and sister Janice Hough of Banning California, several nieces and nephews around the world.


Through Facebook Mother was able to touch many lives with her knowledge of the Bible, her joy, her love and her enthusiasm to help others. She will be greatly missed.


Due to covid 19 issues a celebration of life is postponed until later this year.