Obituary – Morgan, Jack Pershing

Class of 1936

1936 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily Journal
Jack Morgan

– son of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Morgan, was born June 30, 1919, in West Virginia. He has attended the Perry schools.

He received honor for drawing in the third grade, has eight years perfect attendance record, and was in the operetta, “Milanka of Austerkan” and in the Senior Home Room play.

He wants to go to college or military school and learn petroleum engineering.

Jack Pershing Morgan

June 30, 1919 – June 3, 1976

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Grace Hill cemetery for Jack P. Morgan, 56, Pampa, Tex., formerly of Perry, who died Thursday at the Veterans hospital at Amarillo, Tex.

Funeral was at 1 p.m. Friday at Carmichael-Whatley Colonial chapel at Pampa, Texas with Rev. Claude Cone, pastor of the First Baptist church of Pampa, officiating.

Arrangements at Perry and Amarillo were under direction of N. S. Griggs and Sons Funeral directors of Amarillo. Parker Funeral home of Perry will assist with graveside rites. Military graveside rites will be under direction of Vance Air Force base at Enid. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity or to the American Cancer society.

Morgan, son of William Grafton “Bill” and Ella (Blye) Morgan, was born June 30, 1919, at Folsom, W. Va., and grew up in the Perry area. He was a retired United States Air Force major and was a veteran of World War II. Prior to his illness, he was a salesman with a men’s wear store at Pampa. He was a member of the First Baptist church of Pampa.

Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Martha Haralson, Pampa; a nephew, Terry Joe Harrelson, Pampa; and Randy Harrelson, Amarillo; and an aunt, Mrs. W. R. Potts, Pryor, Okla.

He was preceded in death by a brother, William T. Morgan, in 1975.