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Jack Morris

June 18, 1949 May 18, 2019
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Jack Morris, 69, of Energy, passed away Saturday, May 18, 2019 at his residence.

Jack worked in advertising and sales for the Southern Illinoisan Newspaper for many years.
He was also the former publisher of the Herrin Spokesman and the Marion Daily Republican newspapers. He formerly owned and operated the Old Pro Sports Bar and Grill and the Fresh Off the Press Printing in Arlington, Texas.

Jack attended the Church of the Nazarene in Royalton, IL.

Jack was born June 18, 1949 in East St. Louis, Illinois to Gilbert and Annabelle (Skelcher) Morris.

Jack was united in marriage to Kathy Brown on May 7, 1977 in Arlington, Texas. She survives of Energy.

Also Surviving are four sons and two daughters-in-law, Zachary and Sarah Morris of Conroe, TX, Brodie Morris of Herrin, Casey and Cassie Morris of Jackson, MO, Taylor Morris of Energy; eight grandchildren, Christian Burgrabe, Brady Morris, Hayden Morris, Trent Morris, Paisley Morris, Micah Morris, Dylan Morris and Addison Morris and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial Services will be 1:00 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home with his close friend, James Perry officiating. A time of visitation for family and friends will be from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested and may be made to Herrin Jr. Ball League, c/o Stephanie Allen 1209 Montebello Drive, Herrin, IL 62948; envelopes will be accepted and available at the funeral home.


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Thursday

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May

10:00 AM 5/23/2019 10:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 5/23/2019 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Thursday

23

May

1:00 PM 5/23/2019 1:00:00 PM
Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home

2704 South Park Avenue
Herrin, IL 62948

Meredith-Waddell Funeral Home
2704 South Park Avenue Herrin 62948 IL
United States

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Herrin Jr. Ball League

c/o Stephanie Allen, 1209 Montebello Drive, Herrin, IL 62948
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