Obituary: Velma “Jean” Morgan, 70


Velma “Jean” Morgan, age 70 of Chapmansboro, Tennessee, passed away Saturday, August 7, 2021 at St. Thomas West in Nashville.


Funeral services will be conducted at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 11:00AM on Saturday, August 14th, with Bro. Randy Riggs officiating. Burial will follow at 1:30PM at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Nashville with Brad Lassiter, Lee Tidwell, Brycen Tidwell, Ethan Smith, Porter Dickerson, and Wayne Wilson serving as pallbearers.


The family will receive friends at the funeral home again on Saturday from 9:00AM until the hour of service at 11:00AM.


Mrs. Morgan was born on May 13, 1951 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late Burt & Lula Simpkins Warren. Jean was retired after 45 years as a LPN at Baptist Hospital. She loved her family and grandchildren dearly. She loved the beach, scrapbooking, yard work, and had a passion for genealogy. She was a volunteer for a clothing and food ministry. In all of her passionate endeavors and everyone that knew her, her daughters described her as “a firecracker” and “spunky” person. Jean was a member of Oaklawn Free Will Baptist Church.


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Morgan; brother, James Warren; and a sister, Sheila Cox.


Survivors include her daughters, Sandra (George) Ward, Melanie (Porter) Dickerson, Marcy (Lee) Tidwell, Jennifer (Scott) Williamson; sisters, Tressa Strawn, Debbie (Robin) Patterson; grandchildren, Heather Lassiter, Brad (Jennifer) Lassiter, Jessica (Wayne) Wilson, Christian Dickerson, Faith Dickerson, Ray Evans, Porter (Autumn) Dickerson, Brycen Tidwell, Ethan Smith, Langley Williamson; twelve great grandchildren (and one on the way).


If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Alive Hospice at 1718 Patterson St., Nashville, Tn 37203