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14 November 42 announces in Hollywood that she will become the bride of Tex McCrary, former editorial writer for the New York Daily Mirror, within the next few weeks. She displays a diamond engagement ring and says the wedding will take place in Hollywood when McCrary gets his two-week leave as a newly-commissioned offer in the Air Force. McCrary and the former Sarah Brisbane, daughter off the late Arthur Brisbane, editor-in-chief of Hearst, were divorced in 1939 and have a son.
May 43 is reported trying to get an overseas assignment, "and if she gets it she will wed Tex McCrary in London..."
November 43 Parsons reports Jinx thrilled because "McCrary is now a major..."
August 44 is seen out in Hollywood with Al Jolson. "But he is only a stand-in for Lieutenant Colonel Tex McCrary, who is in Normandy..."
Christmas 44 returns from a much publicized USO tour of the China-Burma-India war theater. Others with her have been Ruth Carrell, Harry Brown, and Pat O`Brien. She stayed in Cairo to meet McCrary, whom she hasn`t seen for 27 months.
10 June 45 marries Lieutenant Colonel John Reagan, "Tex," McCrary in New York. He`s 34; she`s 26. The ceremony is performed by Supreme Court Justice Ferdinand Pecora in the justice`s apartment a few hours after Jinx arrived by plane from Hollywood.
19 July 45 her USO troupe is granted an audience with Pope Pius XII in Rome, Italy
December 45 will welcome the stork next fall
c. 2 August 46 her son John Reagan, III, is born in New York
2 July 46 she and McCrary establish a successful husband-and wife team New York-based radio show, "Tex and Jinx"
13 August 48 her second son, Kevin Jock, is born in New York
Late March 59 has licked the hepatitis that sent her off to South America. McCrary brings her back from Argentina quietly.
May 62 she and McCrary will report the 16-week coverage of the Billy Graham Crusade for Christianity
June 71 to celebrate their 25th anniversary, the McCrarys are feted by the George Mardikians at their home in San Francisco
June 75 attends a dinner given by Argentine ambassador Alex Ortiz honoring her and McCrary with her two sons. McCrary is laid up in North Shore Hospital, Long Island, with peritonitis.
80s the McCrarys separate but never divorce
? resides quietly in Mill Neck, Long Island
29 July 03 McCrary dies at age 92 of natural causes in Manhattan