Clarke Edward Morgan and Myrtle Mae Walden Morgan
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Clarke Edward MORGAN
Born: 23 Sep 1917
Died: 23 Dec 1990
Father: Bob Edward MORGAN, born May 9, 1886 in Anson, TX, died Feb 14, 1927 in rural Dickens Co., TX
Mother: Lela Dell MITCHELL, born Mar. 16, 1887 in Granbury, TX, died Aug. 1, 1960 in Spur, TX
Siblings:
           Viola Nella Morgan Dec 12, 1907-Sept 7, 1978
           Nina Ellen Morgan Apr. 4, 1909-Aug. 12, 1925
           Burlan Wilmer Morgan July 27, 1910-May 28, 1968
           Bernice Reba Morgan Mayfield Dec. 7, 1912
           Zola Kathryn Morgan Handley Oct. 22, 1915-April 1996
           Robert Mitchell Morgan Apr. 23, 1923-Feb. 27, 1981
           Betty Jean Morgan.
Married: Myrtle Mae WALDEN on 5 July 1936 in Roswell, NM
Born: 14 Sep 1917
Died: 22 Feb 1980
Father: Lemuel David WALDEN born 4 Aug. 1896 in Silo, OK died 9 May 1956 in Spur, TX
Mother: Mary Joshephine JOBE born 24 Sept. 1900 in Jack Co.,TX died 5 Apr. 1928 in Lubbock, TX
Siblings:
          Bertie Faye Walden Hunt Oct. 31, 1918
          Emory Berl (Pug) Walden Aug. 6, 1920-1980
          Lee Roy Walden Apr. 10, 1922
          Lemuel David Walden Jr. Sep. 30, 1926.
 
Children of Myrtle and Clarke:
          William Cecil (Bill) Morgan Feb. 26, 1937-Oct. 8, 1990
          Robert Gene Morgan
          David Edward Morgan
          Sharon Annette Morgan Williams Oct. 8 1942-Mar. 25, 1999
          Shirley Annelle Morgan

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Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p.m. in the First Baptist Church for Mrs. Myrtle Mae Morgan, 49. Rev. Norris Taylor officiated, assisted by Rev. Henry Causey, Temple.

She died suddenly in a Lubbock hospital on March 3. She came to Dickens County as a child and lived here until 1957. She was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include three sons, William C. Morgan, Stockton, CA; Robert G. Morgan, Lubbock; David E. Morgan, Big Springs; two daughters, Mrs. Gene Breithaupt, Lamesa; and Mrs. Roye D. Williams, Lubbock; three brothers, Lee Roy, E.V. and L.D. Walden all of Lubbock; 16 grandchildren.

Pallbearers included Jimmy Hahn, Kelsey Putman, Ned Meyers, Fred Cowart, Ralph Causby and R.A. Gilcrease.

Interment was in the Spur cemetery.

©The Texas Spur, March 9, 1967
Transcribed by Becky Hodges, September 2004
Services for Clarke Edward Morgan, 73, of Lubbock, formerly of Spur, were at 2 p.m. December 27, 1990 at the Highway 70 Church of Christ with Joseph Johnston, pastor of the Church of Christ in Crosbyton officiating.

Burial was in Spur Memorial Cemetery under direction of Campbell Funeral Home, Spur.

Morgan died at his residence in Lubbock on December 23. Justice of the Peace, L. J. Blalock ruled death was due to natural causes. He was born September 23, 1917 in Spur and had lived in Spur until 1956. He had lived in Lubbock since 1960. He was a heavy equipment operator and a farmer.

He married Myrtle Mae Walden July 5, 1936 in Roswell, NM. She died in 1967. He then married Alta Reed in Lubbock in 1970.

Survivors include his wife, Alta Morgan, Lubbock; two sons, David Morgan, Lubbock and Bob Morgan, New Waverly; one son Bill Morgan died October 8, 1990; two daughters, Sharon Williams, Waco and Shirley Morgan, Lubbock; three sisters, Bernice Mayfield, Bakersfield, CA; Katherine Handley, Carlsbad, NM and Jean Westfall, Post; 20 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers included Gene Taylor, Darrell Thomason, Charles Sonnamaker, Robert Morgan, Roger Morgan, Benny Watson and Charlie Ewing.

©The Texas Spur, January 3, 1991
from the records of Lillian Grace Nay

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