Stephanie Ellen Morgan, 45, a resident of Winder, GA, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 3, 2012, at 2:35 p. m. in the presence of her loving family, and friends, at her bedside at Athens Regional Medical Center, GA.
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Stephanie was born on November 18, 1966, at Madigan Army General Hospital at Fort Lewis, Washington, when her father was a chaplain at McChord Air Force Base, Tacoma, Washington.
Stephanie Morgan had been a first grade and Kindergarten teacher at Statham Elementary School in Statham, GA, for the last 21 years.
She is the daughter of the Rev. Dr. Hugh H. and Melvine S. Morgan who reside in Winder, GA.
She is a graduate of Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, GA; Lee University in Cleveland, TN; and Piedmont College in Demorest GA. She was a member of Cornerstone Church of God in Athens, GA.
Survivors include her father and mother, the Rev. Dr. Hugh and Melvine Morgan, and her brother Gregory H. Morgan, all of Winder, GA. In addition, she is survived by aunts and cousins in Alabama and Virginia.
Visitation will be held at Lord and Stephens Funeral Home East, 4335 Lexington Road Athens, GA 30605, Monday evening, August 6, from 6-9 o'clock.
The celebration of Stephanie Ellen Morgan's life will be held at Cornerstone Church of God, 2150 Lexington Road, Athens, GA 30605 (telephone: (706) 549-0000) on Tuesday, August 7, at 2 p. m. Officiating will be Rev. Scott Sheppard, senior pastor, Presiding Bishop A. D. "Doug" Beacham, Jr. General Superintendent of the International Pentecostal Holiness Church, Bishop Wesley Russ, Superintendent of the Mid-Atlantic Conference of the IPHC, and Rev. J. Brian Williams, pastor, Christian Life Worship Center in Athens, GA.
A graveside service will be conducted at Athens Memory Gardens, 5195 Lexington Road, Athens, GA, following the celebration service.
Lord and Stephens Funeral Home East will be in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Aug. 6, 2012