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Margaret Ruth Clay

of Little Rock, AR, 1937 - 2019

Margaret Ruth Clay, 81, of Little Rock, passed away September 17, 2019. Born in San Francisco, California to Ray and Margaret Malakowsky, she graduated from Lincoln High School and attended San Francisco State University and Henderson University in Arkadelphia. She was a social worker and a supervisor with the Arkansas Department of Human Services until her retirement. She was a huge San Francisco 49ers fan.
Preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Dewey R. Clay, and her sister, Helen Malakowsky, she is survived by her son, Peter Clay (Teresa) of Crozet, Virginia, her daughter, Kelley Hughes (Kevin), and three grandchildren.
There will be no services locally. Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, (501) 224-2200. Margaret's online guestbook may be signed at

Published October 11, 2019

Little Rock Funeral Home
8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-224-2200