by Bob Fala
MAN, W.Va. — Helen Morgan, 82, of Man, went home to be with her Lord Saturday, February 2, 2013, after complications from surgery with her loving family by her side.
Born August 9, 1930, in Rawls, she was the oldest of 10 children born to the late Troy and Carrie Bond Wolford. Also preceding her in death were her baby daughters, Carol Sue Morgan and Sandra Faye Morgan; brothers, Donald and James Wolford; sisters, Betty Wolford and Mary Thompson; her son-in-law, Jerry Plymale, and several cherished nieces, nephews, and many other family members.
Helen was a devoted Christian and was a member of the Big Spring Missionary Baptist Church, where she served as the president of the Ladies Aid. A Christian for the last 43 years, she enjoyed and was dedicated to cooking on special occasions for her church family, seeing it as her service to the Lord. Up until November of this past year she enjoyed working as a cook at The Cliffside Restaurant, where she had many, many special friends and co-workers. Helen especially loved cooking for her family, where she showed how much she loved all of them in her own special way.
Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband of 65 years, Ulbert Morgan; daughters, Brenda Kay Plymale of Landville and Lisa (Kenny) Sias of Midlothian, Va.; sons, Kenny (Marlene) Morgan of Man and Doug (Janet) Morgan of Lorado; grandchildren, Jennifer (Michael) Bassham of Midlothian, Becky (Kevin) Thompson of Greenville, Mich., Shay (Misty) Morgan of Lorado, Brandi (Ney) Hidalgo of Fredericksburg, Va., and Kevin (Lizz) Sias of Powhatan, Va.; great-grandchildren, Brandon and Lacie Bassham, Katie Beth and Noah Thompson, Justin, Christian, and Max Morgan, Lucas, Myah, Morgan, and Jack Hidalgo, and Jay and Blu Sias; brother, Scott (Claudette) Wolford of Gloucester, Va.; sisters, Lois Browning, Peggy (Tom) Coley, and Sally Fulton, all of Huntington, and Opal (Otis) Denning of Phoenix, Arizona; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, at the Big Spring Missionary Baptist Church at Mallory with Rev. John Cain and Rev. Robert Morris officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill.
Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Monday at the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man and one hour prior to services Tuesday at the church.
Pallbearers will be Shay Morgan, Kevin Sias, Brandon Bassham, Michael Bassham, Ney Hidalgo and Kevin Browning.
Honorary pallbearers will be Justin Morgan, Christian Morgan, Tony Cline, Roger Cline, Terry Cline and Scotty Wolford.
Condolences may be left at www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.
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