Jackie Gene (Jack) Morris of Miami, Okla. passed Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at his home in Miami.   He was 81.

Jack was born March 4, 1936 in Elkhart, Kan. to Byron Clark and Gladys Margret (Miller) Morris. He moved to Miami from Manter, Kan. 21 years ago. He worked as a manager for the grain elevator for many years. He was a member of Faith Assembly for many years. He sang with a gospel group Joyful Noise for 13 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Roxie Faye Windson.

He is survived by his wife Jackie S. (Hartsock) Morris of the home, two sons Michael Jack Morris of South Carolina and Stanley Gene Morris of Miami, Okla., one granddaughter Shalyn Marquez and husband Julio and two great  grandsons Aadin and Jerimiah Marquez all of Texas, One brother Ronald Lee Morris and wife Betty Anne of Carrollton, Texas, and many nieces and nephews.    

Services have been placed in the care of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, Okla. The family will have a memorial service in the spring.