Winston Jerden

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Winston Jerden MORTON-Church Service for Winston Jerden, 90, of Morton, Texas, is scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, March 16, 2015, at First Baptist Church Morton with Brother Harold Harrison of Whiteface, Texas, officiating. Burial will be in Morton Memorial Cemetery. Winston died March 13, 2015, in Morton. He was born March 4, 1925, in Carlisle, Texas, to Henry Charles and Minnie Mable (Taylor) Jerden. He married Dorothy Taylor in Morton, Texas, on July 7, 1950. Winston served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a postal worker for the US Postal Service. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and received his 65 year pin. Winston was also a member of the American Legion. He loved camping and fishing, and he liked working on his farm. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Morton, where he served as a Deacon and taught Sunday school. Winston was preceded in death by his daughter, Kerry Ann; his parents; and four brothers, Prentis, Glen, Sterling and Burney. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; three daughters, Becky Kennedy and her husband, Martin of Willis, Texas, Tobie Gattis and her husband, Randy of Morton, Texas, and Kim Escobar and her husband, Richard of Amarillo, Texas; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Online condolences may be made at

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Ellis Funeral Home - Morton
218 E. Washington
Morton, TX 79346
(806) 266-8855
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Mar. 15, 2015
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