Deane Morby Thackeray
MORGAN UTAH USA

She was born March 26, 1922 in Coalville, Utah, a daughter of Zenos and Ida Spriggs Morby. She moved at a young age to
Pocatello, Idaho where she graduated from Pocatello High School in 1940. She married John H. "Jack" Thackeray on May 18,
1942 in Pocatello, Idaho. The marriage was later solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple on July 2, 1988. From this union they had
four children. She was a member of the LDS Church in the Morgan 4th ward. She served in a number of church callings.
She
was Democratic Chairwoman for 16 years in Morgan County. She actively served in the Morgan PTA, and
other committees including the Cancer Society, Red Cross and the March of Dimes.
She and her husband operated
a mink and dairy farm in Morgan, Utah and loved the time spent working side by side with her family. They also enjoyed racing
quarter horses and the time they spent traveling to races. She loved watching her grandkids participate in their respective
activities.

Surviving are her three daughters, Pat (Dave) Wilbert, Riverdale; Sheila (Dennis) Woolsey, Morgan; Chris (Lowell) Murdock,
Morgan. She has 13 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren. She is also survived by three sisters-in-law, Mary Bowen, Ogden;
Dorothy Brown, West Haven; Ferol Thackeray, Salt Lake; and brother-in-law, Arley J. Wallace, Sunset. She was preceded in
death by her husband, her son, John P. Thackeray, five sisters and two brothers.



John H `Jack' Thackeray, 67, died Friday, March 22, 1991 in Morgan.

Born May 4, 1923 in Morgan, son of Howard Alma and Florence Adams Thackeray. Married Deane Morby May 18, 1942 in
Pocatello, Idaho; solemnized in the Ogden LDS Temple July 2, 1988. High Priest, LDS Church, Morgan 4th Ward, where he was
a home teacher and temple worker. Graduated from Morgan High School and was in the mink, industry for 37 years. He was also
a cattle rancher and raised registered Quarter Horses.
He served on the Morgan City Council, on the North Morgan
Water Association, and was Water Master for 35 years. He was an honorary charter member of the FFA, and
was chosen as Outstanding Farmer-Cooperator in 1989. He was an avid supporter of the Junior Livestock
Sale, was presently serving as a director on the Weber Basin Water Conservancy District.
Survived by wife,
Morgan; one son and three daughters, David and (Patricia) Wilbert, Riverdale; Dennis and (Sheila) Woolsey; Lowell and
(Christine) Murdock; John and Laurie Thackeray, all of Morgan; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers and four
sisters, Milton G. Thackary, Salt Lake City; B.L. Dahlquist, Ogden; Helen Stevenson, Salt Lake City; Mary Bowen, Ogden;
Dorothy Brown, Roy; Florence Wallace, Sunset. Preceded in death by three brothers and two sisters.