Beth E. Morgan

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

Beth E. Morgan, 75, of Nimmons, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, in the St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She was born July 30, 1929, in Greenway, the daughter of the late Anderson N. and Ethel Williams Jones.

She was united in marriage to Bill C. Morgan on Dec. 24, 1949. They had two children. He preceded her in death on March 4, 1995.

Mrs. Morgan was a retired elementary school teacher of 42 years. She started the Piggott Elementary School Library in 1985. She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and served two years as secretary.

She was a member of the Nimmons Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Collier, and one brother, Earl Jones.

She is survived by one son, Neil Morgan and wife, Pam, of Piggott; one daughter, Cathy McCarron and husband, Pat, of Conway; four grandchildren, Sean McCarron and wife, Emily, Brian McCarron, Kaitlin Morgan and Kayla Morgan; one great-grandson, James Patrick; one brother, Eric Jones and wife, Lona of Piggott; one brother-in-law, Wayne Collier of Piggott; one sister-in-law, Peggy Statler and husband, Bill, of Nimmons; two brothers-in-law, Jerry Morgan and wife, Donna, of Piggott and Bobby Morgan and wife, Juanita, of Memphis; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Bill Lovelace and Bill Moore officiating. Burial followed in Piggott Cemetery in Piggott.

Active pallbearers were Neil Morgan, Mike Morgan, Pat McCarron, Sean McCarron, Brian McCarron and Gregg Moore. Honorary pallbearers were Bud Taylor, Delbert Sample, Ed Wells, Kenny Collier, Mark Morgan, Blake Tanner, Shawn Parker, Bill Statler, Todd Watson, Michael Morgan, Kenneth Moore, Rodney Rouse, Jerry Sample, H.D. Sample, Carl Lewis, Chad Speer and Donald Woolf.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.