Dateline: August 9, 2007

Vada Shadix Morrison, 87, died Friday, August 3, 2007, in Clarendon.

Services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 6, 2007, in the First Assembly of God Church in Clarendon with Rev. Matthew Stidham, Pastor, and Rev. Robert Burns, officiating. Burial followed in Citizens Cemetery. Services were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors.

Mrs. Morrison was a longtime resident of Clarendon and Claude. She was born November 1, 1919, to Andy and Ester Shadix in Erick, Okla. She married Ernest “Red” Morrison on January 15,1938, in Floydada. She was a faithful, born again Christian and member of the Assemblies of God Church since 1938. Her lifelong position was leading others to Christ through her singing and Christian living.

Mrs. Morrison was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on May 21, 1997; and one son, Herman Morrison, and his wife, Joyce, in 2005. Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Clark & husband Mickey of Amarillo; two sons, Jackie Morrison and wife, Cheryl, of Lawton, Okla., and Larry Morrison and wife Deby of Amarillo; a brother, Lendal Shadix of Amarillo; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren.

The family requests memorials be to First Assembly of God Church, PO Drawer F, Clarendon, TX 79226.

 

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