Cecil MorganBy STAFF,
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Colonial Funeral Home for Cecil Morgan, 77, of Morgantown, who died on Friday, April 19 at his residence. Interment followed in Mt. Sinai Cemetery. Rev. Nathan Franklin and Rev. Doug Brewton officiated at the services. Visitation was held 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at Colonial Funeral Home.
He served in the National Guard after entering at the age of 15. He retired from Shell Oil Company after 26 years of service. After retirement, he went on to become a painter and cabinet finisher for many members of the community. He was a member of Mt. Sinai Church of God and spent his life helping the church and others in the community. His greatest desire was to bake pies and cakes to deliver to people and visit with them. He enjoyed his family and his church family. He served the Lord faithfully for many years.
He was preceded in death by his son, Craig Duane Morgan; daughter, Rebecca Morgan; parents, Gene Morgan and Edith Morgan Fortenberry; sisters, Gladys Beard and Eulice Morgan, and brothers, Cozzie Morgan, Carmel Morgan and Cletus Morgan.
Survivors include his wife of 31 years, Pamela Kellum Morgan; two daughters, Beth Alford (Danny Ray) and Julie Richardson (Dannie); a son, Shane Kellum (Carla); nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Shane Kellum, Alex Kellum, Jeff Morgan, Cody Morgan, Lance Alford and Barton Pickens. Honorary pallbearers were Danny Ray Alford, Raymond Alford, Randy Williamson and Dannie Richardson.
Friends and family may leave condolences and memories at www.colonialfuneralhomes-ms.com.
Colonial Funeral Home in Columbia was in charge of arrangements.