Effie May Morgan
Of Bonnie Died
At Age 79
Effie May Morgan, 79, Bonnie, died 5:33 p.m. Dec. 30 1988, at Good
Samaritan Regional Health Center.
Mrs. Morgan was born Jan. 14, 1909, in Jefferson County, a daughter of
Van and Martha (Rightnowar) Beckham. Nov. 16, 1925, in Mt. Vernon, she married
Willie Morgan who preceded her in death.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Hughey Funeral Home with Mr. Bill Newell
and the Rev. David Mays officiating. Burial will follow in South Hickory Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call after 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Morgan is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Mike (Gloria) McNeil of Bonnie,
Dorothy Mays of Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Jim (Irma) Grant of Kansas City, Mo., and Maggie Ranson
of Hornbeak, Tenn.; six sons, Dan Morgan and wife, Gerri, of Bonnie, Bill Morgan, Ira Morgan
and wife, Edna, all of Kansas City, Mo., Lewis Morgan and wife, LeVeda, of Indepence, Mo.,
Ray Morgan and wife, Lorraine, of Bonita Springs, Fla., and Jim Morgan of Murphysboro; 48
grandchildren 60 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; three sisters,
Opal Morgan and Nellie Clark, both of Mt. Vernon, and Nina Thompson of Benton; and several
nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Morgan was a member of Elk Prairie Christian Church and was active in women’s groups
Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by her husband, parents, one brother, three sons, four
daughters, seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Source: Probably the Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Dec. 30, 1988
Submitted by: Cindy Ford
Transcribed By: Ann Evans