Marjorie Morrissey Story

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Marjorie Morrissey Story, born December 22, 1934 died July 12, 2013. She was 78.
A native and longtime resident of Savannah, Marjy was the daughter of the late Robert A. and Billie Morrissey. She graduated from St. Vincent's Academy then the University of Georgia with a degree in English and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. She worked in the banking industry and taught for a period at St. Vincent's Academy. She had many lasting friendships from her teaching time at St. Vincent's. Throughout her life she was a loving wife and mother to four sons. She supported her husband and sons in every way. She was an accomplished poet, painter, golfer, reader, and pianist and shared her many talents with her children then grandchildren. She financially supported the music lessons of any grandchild who wanted to play music, regardless of the instrument. She was a past club champion at the Savannah Golf Club and enjoyed playing golf with her husband, sons and grandchildren. She was a faithful member of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving sister, Nancy Morrissey Shea.
Surviving are her husband of 51 years, Charles C. Story; four sons, Todd (Sara) of Athens, Georgia, Eric (Kristl) of West Palm Beach, Florida, Matthew (Christine) of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, Leo (Shelly) of Richmond Hill, Georgia, nine grandchildren, Margaret, Anna, William, Christopher, Andrew, Ashley Kate, Jack and Joseph. She is also survived by two brothers, Bobby Morrissey (June), Bill Morrissey, as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Sunday, July 14 from 5-7 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 6:00PM at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel in Savannah.
The funeral mass will be Monday, July 15 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church with burial following in the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery.
Remembrances may be made to the Athens Regional Foundation.
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Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel, Savannah, Ga.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on July 14, 2013
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