Mrs. Azilee Norton Morgan, 78, passed away Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, at her home. She was born Aug. 30, 1935, in Lancaster, the daughter of the late William Early Norton and Ettie Mae Payne Norton and was the wife of the late Melvin Morgan. Mrs. Morgan was retired from Duracell and was a longtime member of Sherwood Baptist Church.
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Mrs. Morgan is survived by two daughters, Wanda Morgan Ghent and her husband, Scott, and Melba Rape, both of Lancaster; a son, Michael Dean Morgan and his wife, Josie, both of Myrtle Beach; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by a daughter, Sheila Morgan Phillips and three sisters, Mary Barton, Rosa Lee Hall and Geneva Bradley.
The celebration of life funeral service for Mrs. Morgan was 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at Sherwood Baptist Church. The Rev. Rusty McCallister will officiated. Burial followed at Lancaster Memorial Park.
The family of Mrs. Morgan received friends one hour prior to the funeral in the Family Life Center and suggest memorial contributions be made to Sherwood Baptist Church, P.O. Box 813.
Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory is caring for the family of Mrs. Morgan.
Published in The Lancaster News on Nov. 13, 2013