Jerald Morgan, 59

Published 9:58pm Thursday, July 26, 2012

Jerald Morgan, 59

Jerald Wyatt Morgan, 59, of Manchester, Tenn., passed away Wednesday morning, July 25, 2012, at Horizon Health & Rehab in Manchester.


Mr. Morgan was born in South Bend, Ind., the son of the late John and Modena Slatton Morgan. He was a resident of Manchester for more than 25 years, having moved to the area from Niles. He was employed by the Tullahoma Housing Authority and was a member of New Union Church of Christ. He loved trains, motorcycles, four-wheelers and fast cars; enjoyed woodworking; and spending time with his grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Morgan was also preceded in death by a grandson, Gavin Brasher.

He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah Morgan; two daughters, Wendy Morgan, of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Jennifer Morgan, of Manchester; five brothers and sisters, Andy Morgan, of Manchester, Rita Anderson, of Springhill, Tenn., LeAnn Duke of Cookeville, Tenn., Linda Johnson, of Melbourne, Fla., and Paul Morgan of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; and three grandchildren, Bella, Trevor and Deitric Schweitzer.

Funeral services for Jerald Wyatt Morgan will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at New Union Church of Christ with Bro. Charles Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery. Visitation with the Morgan family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Manchester Funeral Home, and the body will lie in state at the church from noon until time of services.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 201 W. Lincoln St., Tullahoma, TN 37388; Hospice Compassus, 1805 N. Jackson St., No. 5, Tullahoma, TN 37388; the Brad Williams Memorial Scholarship, c/o New Union Church of Christ, 46 Maple Springs Rd., Manchester, TN 37355; or the Dusty Elam Foundation, c/o Peoples Bank & Trust, 1203 Hillsboro Blvd., Manchester, TN 37355.

Manchester Funeral Home is honored to serve the Morgan family:

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