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OBIT – Mary Morgan

MISSION – Mary Frances Morgan, 88, passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017, at her home in Mission.

Mrs. Morgan was born in San Antonio on Aug. 23, 1928, and married Lyle Morgan on April 5, 1947. They owned and operated Morgan’s Turkey Farm in Weslaco, she played her accordion on television every day in the early 1960s for the Moulton Ty Cobb Show, and she and her husband ran the Val Verde Swimming pool. She later worked for the Donna I.S.D. as a teacher’s aide, and retired after 17 years. Upon retirement, she moved to Port Isabel and then to Mission. She was active at the First Methodist Church in Weslaco.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Lyle Morgan.

Survivors include her children, Mary Sue Page of Bloomfield, N.M., Margaret Zieger of Jonestown, Ralph Morgan of Weslaco and Kathy Brown of Mission; and 10 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held on June 12 at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Cremation followed with a private service at a later date at Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery in Mission.

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