October 13, 1935 ~ November 25, 2015
Born in: Asheville, NC,
Resided in: Candler, NC
Jeanette Grace Hawkins Morgan, 80, of Candler, passed away at her home on Wednesday, November 25, 2015. A native of Asheville, Mrs. Morgan was a daughter of the late Denver C. and Zola Mae Edwards Hawkins. Mrs. Morgan graduated from Woodfin High School, class of '53, and later from Western Carolina University, with a B.A. in Accounting. She worked for many years at both Carolina Industries and Day International in their accounting departments. She was also a member of Francis Asbury United Methodist Church. Mrs. Morgan is survived by her daughter, Pam Fortner (Boyce); sons, Roger Morgan (Christine), and Doug Morgan (Teresa); sisters, Maxine Ammons Glenda Sawyer Snelson, and Shirley McDevitt; brother, Gary Hawkins; grandchildren, Kristen Morgan, Tyler Fortner (Ashley), and Blake Fortner; and great-grandson, Avery Fortner. A funeral service for Mrs. Morgan will be at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Groce Funeral Home chapel on Patton Ave. with Pastor Veranita Alvord officiating. Interment will follow at New Morgan Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Her family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Francis Asbury United Methodist Church Howard Building Maintenance Fund, 725 Asbury Rd., Candler, NC 28715.
Pam, Roger & Doug: We are so sorry to hear of Jeanette’s passing. We enjoyed the years we were associated with her as a friend and business associate. Those were good years for all of us, and we have many memories of our times together. We will be out of town on Thursday but please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Pat & Bud (Taylor)
Beautiful Jeanette will be missed by many. She has been a trooper in the past few years fighting her health issues with a vengeance — may she finally rest in peace. Prayers are being said for both Jeannette and her wonderful children. May God bless you all with love and peace,
Pam: I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. I have fond memories of her from spending the night at your house during high school. I especially remember what a good cook she was! Love you bunches.
Doug, Teresa and Kristen – thinking of you all during this difficult time. You are all in our prayers. Love you much!
My thoughts and prayers are with you Pam and all you family at this time
Shirley, I am very sorry to read of your sister’s passing. My heartfelt sympathies to the family . May the Lord grant you peace and comfort as you go through your grief.
I have thought of you many times and I would so love to hear from you.
Pam,Roger,and Doug so sorry to hear about your Mother our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time
Pam,Roger,Doug and family’s. Our thoughts and prayers to all at this time of loss.
Roger, Pam, and Doug, Although I know only Roger, my thoughts and prayers go out to each of you at this difficult time. Only think of the good times, and what your mother has meant to each of you. God Bless
Our thoughts and prayers are with all.
To my cousins—Sorry to hear of Jeanette’s passing. I remember her sweet smile.
Rest in Peace, my dear old friend. I will miss you.