Vidor
Morris Gary Jacks Sr., 74, of Vidor, died Thursday Sept. 17, 2009 at his residence. Funeral Services were held Saturday, Sept. 19, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial at Del-Rose Cemetery in Vidor. 

He was a native of Jacksonville, Texas and was a longtime resident of Vidor. Morris was a machinist and was owner/operator of Jacks Machinist Works in Rose City for 37 years. He was a member of the IBEW Local # 479 in Beaumont.

Morris is preceded in death by his son, David Scott Jacks; sisters, Sherry Dell Jacks Nobles and Thelma Jo Jacks Lange; brothers, Stephen Douglas Jacks Jr., Malcom Kelly Hallam, Hugh Bradley Hallam. 

He is survived by his wife, Dorris Jacks; children, Bonnie Dell Battinelli, Morris Gary Jacks Jr., Stephen Lee Jacks, Joy Lynn Lewis, Doris Maxine Pierce, John Eric Jacks, Sarah Isabel Jacks; siblings, Roy Milton Jacks, Tommy Lynn Jacks, Terry Steve Jacks Sr, Billy Mac Hallam; grandchildren, Jerry Carlton Duke Jr., Joshua David Duke, Justin Clark Landry, Madeline Michelle Jacks Kelly, Morris Gary Jacks III, Micah Jeremiah Jacks, Stephen Douglas Jacks, Stephanie Marie Jacks, Patrick Lee Jacks, Christine Zimmerlee, Gary Dale Stanley, Crystal Stanley, Charlie Stanley, Lindsey Morris, Cody Morris, Chance Morris, Derek Brandon Lewis, Justin Wade Pierce, Zachary Allen Dauzat, Zane Aaron Pion; great-grandchildren, Madisson Taylor Duke, Kyle Carlton Duke, Jackson Carlton Duke, Mandalyn JoAnn Gordon, Macelyn Victoria Gordon, Makailyn Emily Gordon, Maverick Landon Kelly, Joseph Stephen Douglas Jacks, Matthew Eugene Jacks, Mark Allen Hagan, Nevaeh Lynn Jacks, and Alessandra Elise Lewis.