Marion E. Morgan



(September 7, 1920--January 5, 2000)


CANTON--The funeral for Marion E. Morgan, 89, formerly of Morley, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Morley Wesleyan Church with the Rev. Eric Smith, pastor, and the Rev. Ralph Chapman, pastor of Turnpike Wesleyan Church, Plattsburgh, officiating. Spring burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Norwood.


Mrs. Morgan died Wednesday evening at United Helpers Canton Nursing Home, where she had been a resident since Jan. 22, 1996.


Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Buck Funeral Home, Norwood.


She was a homemaker and cared for several foster children.


Born Sept. 7, 1910, in Etowah, Tenn., a daughter of Claude D. and Etta Mae Arquitte Blodgett, she married the Rev. Ray L. Morgan on April 14, 1928, at the United Methodist Church, Norwood, with the Rev. Joseph N. Phillips officiating. The Rev. Mr. Morgan died Dec. 10, 1991.


She was a member of Morley Wesleyan Church.


Surviving are three sons, James P., Plattsburgh, Roger L., Morley, and Claude E., Cadyville; two daughters, Mrs. Dubois (Etta Rae) Stanton, Long Lake, and Mrs. Lorne (Carol) Gage, Macon, Ga.; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.


A grandson, a half-brother,Calvin Farmer, and two sisters, Zilpha Matson and Helen Watson, died before her.


Donations may be made to United Helpers Canton Nursing Home, Activities Department, 40 W. Main St., Canton, N.Y. 13617.


(From the Friday, January 7, 2000 edition of the Watertown Daily Times, page 29)