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Jerry Morton

   QUANAH – Jerry Morton, 74, of Quanah, died, Thursday, April 21, 2016, in Quanah. Graveside services will be at held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 2, 2016 at the Eldorado Cemetery, Oklahoma with Dr. Darrel Monday officiating, Interment  under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Quanah.
   Morton was born on Aug. 9, 1941 to the late William David and Hazel “Ruby” Sellers Morton. He married Patsy Ashford on July 14, 1961 in Quanah. He attended seminary in Dallas and was pastor at the First Baptist Goodlett and then became a counselor at The Vernon State Hospital for 13 years.
   He is survived by four daughters, Sherry Stiendel of San Antonio, Patsy Dunkling  of Tennessee, Becky Hodges of Quanah and Lydia Zialy of Arlington; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Jackie, Billy, Don and Ken, and a granddaughter, Jessica Shelby.
   Family visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, 2016.


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