Jewell Joylee Morton Dzurick, 83, daughter of John A. Morton and Mary Adeline Morton, was born March 20, 1922, in Texas County. She died Sept. 8, 2005, at Texas County Memorial Hospital.She married John Joseph Dzurick. They lived in Texas County on the Dzurick farm in the Arthurs Creek/Prescott community.Mrs. Dzurick was a homemaker and in later years worked for Adams Meat Processing. She was an excellent cook, gardener and canned foods for her family.She was preceded in death by her husband, parents; four stepsons, Russell, Ray, Roy and Roscoe Dzurick; two sisters, Mary McKinney and Opal Cornwell; four brothers, Bill, Johnny, Willard “”Doad”” and an infant brother; a grandson and a step-grandson.Surviving are her children, Betty Blackburn of Bucyrus, Dottie Batson, Sharon Upshaw and Gary Dzurick of Houston and Terry Dzurick of Raymondville; one sister, Florence Morton of Osage Beach; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, eight step grandchildren, 28 step-great-grandchildren and nine step-great-great-grandchildren.Services were Sept. 12 at the Evans Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Wesley Wallace officiating. Burial was in the Oak Hill Cemetery. “

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