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M.C. Morgan

January 6, 1928 — July 2, 2021

M.C. Morgan was born to Lesley and Dove Ann (Winters) Morgan on January 6, 1928 on the family farm in Barber, Arkansas. There he grew up and attended school in a one room school house. After school he worked and took care of the family farm until he moved to Claremore, Oklahoma to work delivering Ice in the 1940s. During that time he met Dorothy Harris and had a son, Kenneth Morgan. M.C. later moved to California and met the love of his life, Jewell Hansen. The couple married in Southgate, California and their daughter, Linda was born, MC was then drafted into the army and was stationed in Ft Hood, TX, where he worked on aircraft. There Jerry was born. They then moved back to CA, where David and Donnie were born. After Jewell's  Dad died, they moved back to Claremore, OK in 1960. They bought a house at 921 N. Sioux, where the kids grew up for nine years. In 1971, they built one of the first houses in Meadowview Addition just off Blue Starr Drive, and have been there for 50 years.
Some of M.C.'s hobbies that he thoroughly enjoyed were fishing and hunting. He was an avid coon hunter.
M.C. is preceded in death by his parents Lesley and Dove Morgan; brothers, Doyle Morgan, Harold Morgan, Austin Morgan; sisters, Bettye Bobbitt and Melba Lewis; son-in-law Jim Heriford; daughter-in-law Barbara Morgan; grandson, Donnie Morgan, Jr., great-grandson Brock Morgan; and great-great-granddaughter Charlotte Morgan.
He is survived by his wife Jewell Morgan; children, Kenneth Morgan, Jerry Morgan and wife Kathy, David Morgan and Lori, and Donald Morgan and Debbie, and Linda Heriford; brother, Joe Pat Morgan and wife Linda; 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great- grandchildren, and life long best friend Huey Powell, along with many nieces and nephews.
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Tuesday, July 6, 2021

1:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

MMS-Payne Funeral Home Chapel

1660 N Lynn Riggs Blvd, Claremore, OK 74017

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