Valdosta Daily Times

November 14, 2013

Helen Louisa Morgan


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Helen Louisa Morgan, 91, of Valdosta, died on Wednesday Nov. 13, 2013, at her residence following a lengthy illness. Born to the late Rufus Boyce Wilson and Bess Louisa Wilcox Wilson in Hoffman, N.C., she then grew up in Gastonia, N.C. Prior to moving to Valdosta in the late 1960s, she lived in Charlotte, N.C., and had managed a Dairy Queen there for many years. Upon her arrival in Valdosta, she went to work for her brother at Cakes, Cakes, Cakes at Harvey’s Grocery Store, where she worked for more than 30 years. Mrs. Morgan was a devoted member of First Presbyterian Church and the Sally Cranford Sunday School class. She was also a loving and devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a mighty prayer warrior, a giver to all in need and will be greatly missed by her family.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Wayne Fann of Valdosta; two grandsons and a spouse, Ashley Fann and Elliott and Christa Fann, all of Valdosta; five great-grandchildren, Christopher Fann, Emmie Fann, Montgomery Fann, Isabelle Fann and Joseph Fann, all of Valdosta. Also surviving are two sisters, Patricia Boyette and Eleanor Gum, both of Valdosta, and a brother, Eugene W. and Marge Wilson of Valdosta; local nephews and a niece, William Gum, Jeff Boyette and Beth Sawyer; and many other nephews and nieces; and two very special adopted family members, Lindy Savelle and Lynn Petermann.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Jerry Long and the Rev. John Akers will officiate. A reception will be held at the church after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 313 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31601. Condolences may be conveyed to the family on the obituary page of www.mclanecares.com — Carson McLane Funeral Home