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Gladys Marie Thompson Morgan, 99
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McMinnville resident and White County native Gladys Marie Thompson Morgan, 99, was born Feb. 10, 1923 and died June 19 at her residence following an extended illness.

A retired employee of Batesville Casket Company and member of Ivy Bluff Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late John Calvin and Lillie Mae Abel Thompson. She was married Aug. 26, 1939 to Ernest E. Morgan, who preceded her in death Jan. 12, 1997. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Nancy Elaine McCullough and Mary Sandra Morgan, and three sisters Arlene Lewis, Della Holloway and Pauline Gossette.

Mrs. Morgan is survived by one son Terry R. Morgan of Texas, six grandchildren, Jay Johnson, Lynette (Bryan) Nix, Mae Anne (Brandon) Hale and Jonathan (Karen) McCullough, all of Coffee County, and Angelia Morgan and Aaron (Jennifer) Morgan both of Aiken, S.C., 11 great-grandchildren, sister Ella (Paul) Wooten of Chattanooga, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, at High’s Chapel with Charles Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Ivy Bluff Cemetery. Visitation was held Tuesday and again Wednesday from 9 a.m. until time of service at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 22, 2022