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Lena Morgan

Tuesday, April 30, 2002

Lena J. Morgan, 88, of Morely died on Friday, April 26, 2002 at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born on Sept. 2, 1913, in Pocahontas, Ark., to the late Dowd and Mollie Hill Johnson. Mrs. Morgan was a housewife and had owned and operated a cafe at Oran. She had been a cook for Scott County Central R-5 schools and attended the Morley Church of Christ. For 31 years, she was an active member and was a past president of the Morley V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary Post #5368. On May 1, 1937, she married Albert N. Morgan in Pocahontas, Ark., and he preceded her in death on May 10, 1998. Survivors include two sons, Fred Morgan of Oran and Norman Morgan of Poplar Bluff; three sisters, Tempa Throgmorton and Mary Hurn, both of Pocahontas, Ark., and Ilene Winebaugh of Rockford, Ill.; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2002, in the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2002, in the Nunnelee Chapel. Burial followed in the New Morley Cemetery at Morley.

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