Aileen Morgan, 91, of South Sixth Street, Carlsbad, N.M., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at Landsun Homes.
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Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. today (Jan. 5) at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Larry Krueger officiating. Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Aileen Morgan was born Oct. 28, 1921, in Eakly, Okla., to Harry Theodore and Vera Ann (Kerran) Griffin. She graduated from Eakly High School. Aileen moved to Carlsbad in 1947. She married Marion Harris Morgan on Jan. 9, 1948, in Lovington, N.M. Aileen worked at the Deluxe Café for more than 19 years as a waitress and cashier. She and Marion crafted and painted wood crafts, which they sold in numerous shows and stores. Aileen was a devoted mother and grandmother and will be dearly missed. She was a long time member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Marion H. Morgan.
Survivors are her son, Edmond E. Morgan Sr. of Brownfield, Texas; grandson, Edmond E. Morgan Jr. of Tennessee; granddaughters: Tammy Morgan of Carlsbad, N.M., and Tanya Willis of Carlsbad, N.M.; great-grandchildren: Juston Hood, Peyton Willis and Lexi Willis; great-great-granddaughter, Cheyenne Hood; and brother, Forrest Eugene Griffin.
Pallbearers are David Gilbert, Kenny Parker, Bill Gillock, Jimmy Gillock, Raymond Clark and Stewart Parker.
Memorial contributions may be made to Landsun Homes, 2002 Westridge Road, Carlsbad, NM 88220. Condolences may be expressed at dentonwood.com.
Denton-Wood Funeral Home
1001 North Canal Street Carlsbad, NM 88220
Published in Carlsbad Current-Argus on Jan. 5, 2013