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FOR EDUCATOR MONA MORGAN
Mona A. Morgan, an educator in the Dallas area for 46 years, will be at
11:30 a.m. Friday at the Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home Chapel, 7405 W.
Northwest Highway. Burial will be at 1 p.m. at
Furneaux Cemetery, north
Miss Morgan, 89, died Tuesday morning at Doctors Hospital in Garland
after a brief illness.
A descendant of the Peters Colony, an early pioneer family that settled
in North Texas during the mid-19th century, Miss Morgan was born Feb. 6,
1899, in southern Denton County.
She graduated from the old Dallas High School in 1916. She graduated
with high honors and received a degree in education from the College of
Industrial Arts in Denton in 1933. She did graduate work at North Texas
State University and Southern Methodist University.
Miss Morgan taught school at the Hebron Community School in Denton
County from 1920 to 1938 and Wilmer-Hutchins High School from 1938 to
The remainder of her teaching career was spent in the Carrollton
Independent School District from 1940 until she retired in 1966.
She was a member of the PTA and the Highland Park United Methodist
Miss Morgan also was a member of the Peters Colony Historical Society at
Carrollton and a frequent contributor to the society's publication, Elm
She is survived by two nieces, Margaret Jagmin of Dallas and Betty
Dalchau of Austin; and two nephews, T. Morgan Farrington and George
Farrington, both of Dallas.
The Dallas Morning News - Thursday, April 28, 1988
Edward Lynn Williams
MONA A. MORGAN
BORN FEB. 6, 1899, HEBRON, TEXAS
DIED APR. 26, 1988, DALLAS, TEXAS
BELOVED AUNT, TEACHER AND FRIEND
SHE TAUGHT US HOW TO LIVE LIFE
Carrollton, Denton Co., Texas