Mary Lou Morgan, 87, of Ashley, Illinois passed away at 9:30 P.M. June 6, 2019 at her residence. She was born January 30, 1932 in McLeansboro, Illinois to the late Gilbert and Nellie (Smith) Church. Mary married George R. "Bob" Morgan on October 30, 1948 in Bluford, Illinois. They were blessed with nearly fifty-two years of marriage before he preceded her in death on January 13, 2000.
Mary is survived by her son, Greg Alan Morgan of Carbondale, Illinois; daughter, Donna Jones and longtime companion, Van Pranga of Ashley, Illinois; grandchildren, Jessica Jones Estes of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Travis Hawkins and wife, Sydney of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and Lacy Buretta and husband, Jimmy of Ashley, Illinois; and six special great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mary was preceded in death by her daughter, Debbie Ann Morgan; son, Bobby Morgan; two brothers; and four sisters.
Mary was of the Baptist Faith. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. Mary will be greatly missed by all that knew her.
A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Graveside Service will follow at 2:00 P.M. Memorials may be made to the SSM Health at Home Hospice.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.