Mary Lee Morgan

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Nov. 25, 1918 – Aug. 14, 2011

NATCHEZ — Graveside services for Mary L. Morgan, 92, of Natchez, who died Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, at her residence, will be at noon today at Greenlawn Memorial Park with the Rev. John Collard officiating.

Burial will follow under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

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Mrs. Morgan was born Nov. 25, 1918, in Forrest, La., the daughter of Cassie and Mary Maggie Keller Bowen.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Johnny Edwards and Bill Morgan; one daughter, JoAnn Edwards Strebeck; and four sisters, Dorothy Boyer, Katherine Malloy, Daisey Warden and Ester Brinkley.

Survivors include two children, Mary Kay Joy and husband, Steve, of Natchez and Sherry Ann Johnson and husband, Rodney, of Burlington, N.C.; one sister, Pat Milligan; one brother-in-law, Leon Warden; eight grandchildren, Greg Watts and wife, Grace, their children, Bonnie, Sarah Jane and Elizabeth, Paul Watts and wife, Kathy, their children, Jonathan, Jimmy and Joseph, Brittney Gaye Rex and her child, Cody, Jeff Solomon and his children, Taylor and Tanner, Yvette Solomon, Eric Strebeck, Sara Dobb and husband, Steve, and Jessica Brady and husband, Adam, their children, Noah, Charity, Ben and Grace; and special friend, Ruthie Ann Joy.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Johnson, Steve Joy, Paul Watts, Greg Watts, Adam Brady, Eric Strebeck and Jonathan Watts.

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