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W. Frank Morgan, Sr., 90

Passed Away: 01/26/2013

W. Frank Morgan, Sr., 90, of Dawsonville passed away Saturday January 26, 2013 at Halcyon Hospice following an extended illness.

Born April 23, 1922 in Dahlonega, Georgia to the late Jefferson and Carrie Morgan, he had been a resident of Dawsonville for the past 30 having moved from Atlanta. Mr. Morgan retired as a Journeyman with the Iron Workers Local Union #387 after 32 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII where he served in the European, Pacific and Far East Theaters. A member of American Legion #136 he was also preceded in death by a son, William F. “Bill” Morgan, Jr.; sister, Joyce Wills; and a brother, Gordon Morgan.

Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Emily Morgan, Dawsonville; daughters and son in law, Harriett and Lamar Strickland, Marietta, Joan Whithead, Cartersville; sisters, Ann Franklin, Virginia, Vivian Champion, Calhoun, GA; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren; a number of other relatives.

Funeral services will be held Monday January, 28, 2013 at 1 o’clock at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Jimmy Payne will officiate. Interment will follow in the Dawsonville Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends Monday from 11 o’clock until the funeral hour.

Condolences may be expressed at

Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

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