ARLINGTON -- Loraine Starkey Clouse, 84, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in Arlington. Memorial service: At a later date. Memorial visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to a charity of your choice. Loraine was born in Hudson, Ill., on June 18, 1930, and later moved to Bloomington, Ill. After graduating from high school, she moved to Dallas with her sister and brother-in-law. She went to work at Parkland Hospital where she met the love of her life, Herbert Clouse. She and Herb have celebrated 61 beautiful years of marriage. Loraine worked several jobs in the medical field but her most important and beloved job was that of wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Loraine loved her family more than anything. She was preceded in death by her mother, Myrtle Starkey; and a brother. Survivors: Husband, Herbert E. Clouse; daughter, Lori Beavers and husband, Phil; son, Kevin Clouse and wife, Paula; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters; four brothers; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Wade Family Funeral Home Arlington, 817-274-9233

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  1. You were the best mother-in-law a ex could ask for.I know it was you that made sure i had a place to go on thanksgiving and christmas and even for the kids birthdays.Thank you so much for always checking in on me and making sure i was ok.

  2. To the rest of the family just rememeber what a great woman she was and how she carried herself.Keep in mind that she was always doing the right thing for all of you and me and all of those who crossed her path.She will be greatly missed by one and all that knew her.Rest assured that she is with our Lord God and is completely healty, vibrant with laughter.Knowing that this is a sad time for us here on earth .I chose to beleive in the good times i spent with her and i know if ever comes a day i need her she still will be right beside me and all of you

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