Morgan, Kathleen "Kaye"
Kathleen "Kaye" Bowman Morgan (Kelleher) 73, resided in Indian Land, SC and formerly of Fayetteville, NC hung up her fighting gloves in exchange for a well-deserved pair of angel wings on Thursday August 15, 2013. She passed away peacefully at Memorial Springs Hospital in Lancaster, SC. A Celebration of Kaye's Life will be held at 1:00 pm Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 in St. Mary's Chapel at St. Matthew Catholic church with Monsignor John J. McSweeney officiating. A time of visitation will be in the Chapel from 12 noon until 1:00 pm. Kaye was born in Barre, Vermont on November 3, 1939 to the late John Joseph Kelleher and the late Glenna Metivier Kelleher. Kaye was raised in Elmira, NY and graduated from Edison High School in Elmira Heights, NY. Kaye had a lifelong real estate career to include employment with Arran Realty, Yates Homes, Century 21, and Terry Spell Realty, all in Fayetteville, NC. She was co-owner of the Realty Centre and co-owner of Kiddie Kastle Day Care Center. Above all, her biggest accomplishment was her devotion to her children and family. She took pride in all they did. She was skilled in needlework, playing the piano, and enjoyed travelling. She will be remembered as an incredible mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, and caring friend. Kathleen was preceded by her late husband James Bowman. She is survived by her son, James David Bowman of Fayetteville, NC; daughter Brenda Bowman Williams of Indian Land, SC; grandson James Gonzales of Anchorage, AK; granddaughter Madison Bowman of Fayetteville, NC; her great grandchildren, Nevaeh and James Gonzales of Fayetteville, NC; her sister Patricia Kelleher of Lake Wakes, FL and her deceased siblings - brother John Kelleher and sister Theresa Granger both from Elmira, NY, and ex-husband Jeff Morgan. The family wishes to express deep appreciation to Regency Hospice and Home Care of Lancaster. Special gratitude is extended to Dr. Daniel Haggstram, Dr. Benjamin Bringardner, Dr. William Bobo, and Dr. Wendy Brick. Thanks to their excellent medical care, as well as their genuine, on-going concern and encouragement. In lieu of flowers, Memorial gifts can be sent to the National Breast Cancer Foundation at www.nationalbreastcancer.org and the
at www.lung.org. Heritage Funeral & Cremation Service - Ballantyne Chapel, Charlotte, NC was entrusted with the arrangements. On-line condolences may be made at www.heritagecares.net
Published in Star-Gazette on Aug. 18, 2013