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Merrel Morgan dies in Florida



Merrel Morgan, 78, of Bascom, Fla., died January 22 at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.

A native of Whitesburg, he was a son of the late Bennett and Bertie Holcomb Morgan, and the father of the late Sharon Marie Casey.

He was a heavy equipment mechanic, and had worked on equipment for Bascom farmers.

He is survived by his wife, Edith Morgan; two sons, Ricky Lynn Morgan and wife Rebecca, and Merrel Raymond Morgan and wife Tammy, all of Bascom, Fla.; a daughter, Sandy Johnson and husband James, of Bascom, Fla.; a brother Henry Morgan of Corbin; and four sisters, Wilma Kilburn of Naples, Fla., Janice Theford of North Carolina, Nina Sue Fields of Pine Mountain, and Ella Everidge of Ranger, Tex .

Funeral services for Mr. Morgan were held January 29 at the Harmony Masonic Lodge #3 in Marianna, Fla.

Expressions of sympathy may be made online at : www.jamesandsikesfuneralhomes.com.

James & Sikes Funeral Home of Marianna, Fla., had charge of arrangements.



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