School 14

Margaret Helen Ehlig

October 6, 1953 ~ November 23, 2023 (age 70) 70 Years Old
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Margaret Helen Dooley Ehlig, 70, of Baytown, took her final breath on Thursday, November 23, 2023, at her residence. 

Margaret was born on October 6, 1953, in Baytown, to parents; Andrew and Tommye Henderson Dooley, and has been a resident of Baytown much of her life.  She was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and attended Lee College, Abilene Christian University, and University of Houston Clear Lake.  Margaret recently retired from her position as librarian for GCCISD, having worked at Lamar Elementary, Lee High School and San Jacinto Elementary. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, having served as president in the past. She was a long-time member of Missouri Street Church of Christ where, among her many roles, she taught Bible classes for children of the congregation. She enjoyed baking (winning awards for her pies), reading, and spending time with her family. She loved teaching children. 

Mrs. Ehlig was preceded in death by her parents and siblings:  Robert “Bob” Dooley and Andrea Kirkpatrick.  She is survived by her husband of 49 years, Bill Ehlig; daughter, Alison White (husband Brent); sons, W. Eric Ehlig and Kirk Ehlig (wife Leanne); brother, Llyn Dooley; and grandchildren, Claire, Drew, Caroline, and Miles White; W. Samuel and Adam Ehlig; and Brianne, Emily, and Kathryn Ehlig, numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. 

Graveside services will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, December 1, 2023, at Cedarcrest Cemetery in Baytown. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests you share Margaret’s passion for literacy by purchasing a children’s book and giving it to a child or donating a book to a teacher or librarian. 


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Graveside Service
December 1, 2023

2:30 PM
Cedarcrest Cemetery
3010 Ferry Road
Baytown, TX 77520


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