OBITUARY

Johnnie Lee Myrick-Haynes

MYRICK-HAYNES, Johnnie Lee “Morgan,” aged 74 of Dallas, was born on 7 October 1941 in Mobile, Alabama to Johnnie and Conrad Myrick. She passed away after a brief hospitalization on Monday, 7 December 2015, surrounded by friends and family. Morgan was an impressive person, an original human, a nimble mind, and a wise Mother to many. She was both the gifted storyteller and the story itself. She was predeceased by her husband Richard Stough Haynes and survived by her brother Conrad Myrick and his wife Dona, her daughter Kimberly PMH Keany and her partner Lucinda Garces, and her daughter Kelly C. Myrick-Duckett and her husband James and their daughters Shelby and Jamie.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Morgan's name either to AIDS Arms LifeWalk (www.aidsarms.org) or to the American Indian College Fund (https://community.collegefund.org).

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Leigh Cecka

December 19, 2015

I still can't believe she's gone. I will always remember her wonderful sense of humor and her amazing gift for telling stories. The Cecka family sends our love to Kim, Kelly, Conrad, Dona, and everyone whose lives Morgan touched. She will be missed. Leigh, Carl, Michael, and our mom Eunice "Mike" Cecka

Gene Miller

December 15, 2015

"Close cousins since birth, she will be truly missed"

Doug Wright

December 15, 2015

I have such fond childhood memories of Morgan; she was a very unconventional, very welcome spirit in a conformist world...her singularity and humor are what I remember best...Sending much love to her daughters, Kelly and Kim.

December 14, 2015

So sorry to hear of Johnnie--we have some happy memories--cousins from Alabama ,Gordon and Shirley Sirmon

Butch Gaberman

December 12, 2015

It is with the fondest memories that I will remember her and the wonderful times we had in Manila growing up

Cheri Scotch

December 12, 2015

She was fearless. At a time when "women's libbers" were verbally, and sometimes physically, abused and ridiculed, Johnnie, secure in her convictions of what was right, inspired the rest of Dallas Area Women's Liberation to continue to work for our equality.

Natasha Geddie

December 12, 2015

The timeless essence of Morgan and her gentle spirit will forever be cherished by the countless people who came to know her. While the world is a sadder place without her presence, we find comfort knowing she will always be remembered with love. She has been one of the most influential people of my existence and life path since I first met her in the early 1970s. It was an honor to know her, and to stay in touch over these many years. I will miss her thoughtfully written notes & wise counsel, her generosity & deliciously crafted treats, the unlimited wealth of her knowledge, and the comfort of her love. My deepest heartfelt condolences to Kim & Kelly and all of your family. May the memory of Morgan's love and wisdom be with you forever and always.

Monica Granath

December 12, 2015

My heart has an empty spot now that I will fill with loving memories of Morgan. Her wit, her love of life, her intelligence, her smile, her laughter, all will be sorely missed. May your rest be peaceful and may you be surrounded by all those you have loved. Your spirit will live on in my heart forever.

Bob Knight

December 11, 2015

It was a distinct pleasure knowing Johnnie and her interests. We shared some mutual friends and she will be missed.