Jesse Marion Morgan, a son of Benjamin Tillman Pryor Morgan and Minnie Bell Nancy Dow Parks, was born Jul 22, 1902, in the Holmes Community, Randolph County, Arkansas. He died Oct 4, 1993, Pocahontas, Randolph County, Arkansas and was buried in the Randolph Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Jesse married Lillie Mae Gates, Dec 6, 1928, Lake City, Craighead Co, Arkansas. Lillie was born  Dec 16, 1910, in Randolph County, a daughter of Jesse Franklin Gates and Minnie Lee Wright. Lillie died May 17, 1994 in Pocahontas and was buried beside her husband in the Randolph Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Jesse was a farmer and Lillie was a homemaker and enjoyed doing arts and crafts. They were lifelong residents of Randolph County. They became the parents of two daughters.

1. Beatrice Lillian Morgan, born Aug 12, 1929 and died Aug 17, 1929 in Randolph Co, Arkansas, and was buried in Sharum Cemetery.

2. Minnie Jane “Janie” Morgan, born Feb 11, 1937, Pocahontas, Randolph County, Arkansas. Janie was married on Mar 14, 1958 in Pocahontas, Arkansas to Vernon Carroll “Tex” Henderson, a son of Vernon Alva Henderson and Delpha Rena Kaiser. They became the parents of two children, Vanessa Jane Henderson and Vernon Carroll Henderson, Jr.

Submitted by:
Vernon and Jane Henderson
1104 Gardner St.
Pocahontas, AR. 72455

My picture is:
Jesse & Lillie Morgan
50th wedding anniversary, December 1978

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If you need to contact them or their son lives in Pocahontas,
The son is Vernon Henderson, Jr.
1702 Tara St.
Pocahontas, AR. 72455

Jane just gave me a copy of her submission, and I typed it for her and she sent it in. The last time I heard from Jane, they had their house closed and were living in Rogers, AR and managing a motel there. I am not sure what picture they submitted but I will send a 50th wedding Anniversary picture in the mail.  Rogers, AR. address,
Vernon & Jane Henderson
2102 S. 8th St. Rogers, AR. 72758

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