Van Walter Morgan
Van Walter Morgan, 75, of Mt. Vernon died 10:37 a.m.
March 15, 2002, at his home.
He was retired from Vernois and was also a farmer.
Mr. Morgan was born Sept. 1, 1926, in Jefferson County
to Lewis O. and Opal (Beckham) Morgan. He married Neva
Ferguson July 8, 1950; she died in 1972.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey
Funeral Home. Mr. Gilbert Daniels will officiate.
Burial will be at South Hickory Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Mr. Morgan is survived by special friend Sue Cook of Mt. Vernon;
one son, Roger Morgan and wife Linda of Mt. Vernon; five
grandchildren, Misty, Holly, Angie, Vanessa and Michael;
three great-grandchildren; five brothers, Enoch Morgan and wife
Dorothy, Jim Morgan and wife Betty and Terry Morgan, all of Mt. Vernon,
Robert Morgan and wife Patsy of Ina and Charles Morgan and wife Debbie
of Bonnie; five sisters, Lucy Webb, Martha Ellis, Linda Smith and
husband Kenny, Virginia Wheller and husband Larry all of Mt. Vernon,
Patsy Chelf of Bluford; and several nieces and nephews.
He was a member of South Hickory Hill Church. He was an Army
veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; one son, Van "Sunny";
one infant daughter; three brothers, Joseph, John and Randall Lee;
and two sisters, Mabel Cates and Jane Melton.
For those who wish, memorials may be made to the South Hickory Hill
Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed
to Hughey Funeral Home at P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Ill., 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home
where you may call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.
Date: Sat/Sun 16-17 March 2002
Source: The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman