Morris Avon Pegues

morris pegues

November 13, 1938 ~ April 26, 2018

Morris A. Pegues, age 79, of Normangee passed away at his home on Thursday, April 26 surrounded by his loving family. Graveside services will be Monday, April 30, 2018 at Manning Cemetery with Carolyn Munsey officiating.

Morris was born in Madison County on November 13, 1938 to Lloyd and Maudie (Gibson) Pegues. He grew up in the Normangee area where he met and married Janie Williams on September 29, 1961. They lived in Houston, where Morris worked as a civil engineer, before returning to the Normangee community after he retired.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years Janie, a son Mark Pegues of Trinity and a daughter Janis Hall of Normangee as well as his four grandchildren Adam Hall, Jarod Hall, Cas Pegues and Gage Pegues. He is also survived by two brothers Don and Cliff Pegues and three sisters Mary Lou Lee, Patricia Gibson and Debra Matthews.

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  1. Aunt Janie, Mark, and Janis, I’m very sorry to hear of Uncle Morris’s passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Sending much love your way.

  2. Debbie and Marylou I’m sorry for your loss. Feel assured that your brother is in a better place and free of any illness.

  3. I’m so sorry to hear about Morris’s passing. I’m sending prayers for you guys. Keep the good memories in your heart at all times, and you won’t miss him as much. RIP Morris.

  4. Aunt jani and family. I’m corky and vivs daughter . It’s been such a long time. Live to u all. Your comfort and peace I’m praying for. May God wrap his arms around u all and show u what his next plans are for your lives. Blessings to u. Stacy

  5. Sincerest condolences to Morris’ family. I was a Deputy Sheriff at Hilltop Lakes when Morris worked at the front gate facility. He represented Hilltop well and was always courteous and a gentleman. I considered him a friend. He will be missed.

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