Ima Jane Morgan
Ima Jane Morgan was born on January 19, 1930 in Brownsville, Oklahoma to Byaron and Ruth Raley Lollis. She lived in Marshall County all her life. She graduated from Kingston High School in 1947, Southeastern State University as an honor student in 1963 and earned a Masters degree in 1965. She taught third grade in the Madill School System from 1963 until her retirement in 1990. Jane was Madill's Teacher of the Year for the 1984-1985 school term. She considered teaching a privilege. After her retirement from teaching, she and her husband Aubrey started a real estate and investment business that she continued throughout her life, setting an example of professionalism and entrepreneurial spirit for her family and friends.
Jane and Aubrey Morgan were married for 55 years until his death in 2003. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Retired Teachers Association, the Oklahoma and Community Education Club, the Marshal County Library Trust Board, and the Ladies Auxiliary at the local hospital.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents, O.B. and Ruth Lollis; husband, Aubrey; one grandchild, Cindy Bigger; one brother, Othel Lollis; and two nephews, Jarod Lollis and Vaden Lollis.
Jane is survived by one brother, Jerry Lollis and his wife Helen; one sister Patsy Davis and her husband Dean; her daughters: Dianna Thompson and her husband, Frank; Sandra Teer and her husband, Bill; and Lecia Rushing and her husband, R.L. Jr. She is also survived by seven grandchildren: C.D. Hale; Cara Bigger Ferrell and her husband, Shannon; Joshua Gibson and his wife, Lauren; Jeri Thompson; Kyle Hallmark and his wife, Kaitlin; Leslie Hallmark Hearn and her husband, Wadell; and Andy Thompson. Jane is also survived by seven great grandsons and four great granddaughters: Ryan Hale, Rhett Coble, Grayson Hearn, Jake Gibson, Shawn Ferrell, Addison Hearn, Peyton Thompson, Catherine Gibson, Duke Hale, and Jonah Gibson, and Elora Hallmark.
Jane loved family gatherings and her favorite pastime was gardening. She treasured her friendships and brought joy to the lives of others. Her wish would be for you to celebrate this day and treasure your memories of her.
Visitation will be Monday, April 19, 2021 at Watts Funeral Home, Madill, OK from 1100 am to 8:00 pm.
Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the First Baptist Church, Madill, Oklahoma. Service will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.
Casket Bearers: C D Hale, Josh Gibson, Kyle Hallmark, Andy Thompson, Shannon Ferrell, Waddel Hearn and Rhett Coble
Published on April 20, 2021