Lessie Mae Morgan, 82, of Wilmington, NC, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Johnston County, NC, October 19, 1930, daughter of the late William Johnson and Laler Hall Johnson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Irvin and Melvin and a sister, Pearl.

Surviving are two sons, Kenneth and Ricky of Wilmington, and her former husband, Joseph Morgan.

Extended family includes Dave and Kimberly Dillaman and son Brock, and Joe and Kelly Boan and son Joey.

Mrs. Morgan was a member of the local Red Hat Society and enjoyed attending their many events and meetings. She was a member of the Heritage Place "Lamplighters" gospel choir and entertained at many local nursing homes. She also loved playing canasta and other card games with her friends.

For twenty-seven years, Mrs. Morgan was employed with Corning Incorporated in Wilmington, retiring in 1993.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Andrews Mortuary Market Street Chapel. The family will receive friends at the mortuary from 1:00 p.m. Tuesday until the service hour.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andrewsmortuary.com

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Andrews Mortuary & Crematory - Market Street Chapel
1617 MARKET ST Wilmington, NC 28401

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 20 to Jan. 21, 2013