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Emma Christine Morgan

August 22, 1939 ~ December 15, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Emma Christine Morgan Obituary

Emma Christine Brown Morgan, affectionately known as "Grannie", was born August 22, 1939, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Frankie Brown in Sebastopol, MS. Christine was the eldest of eight children. She was a 1957 graduate of Murphy High where she was valedictorian of her class and was a part of the varsity basketball team. Christine was an avid lover of everything sports.

She accepted Christ at an early age and joined Pleasant Grove MB Church in Walnut Grove, MS. She later joined Harmony MB Church after marrying Nolen Morgan, Jr. of Lena, MS.

Christine and Nolen Morgan, Jr. were united in holy matrimony in September 1957 and to this union, four (4) children were born. She was an outstanding housewife but also worked for Leake County School District while her children attended school there. She later worked for the Mississippi State Extension Office, where she retired in 2004.

Christine departed this life on December 15, 2023, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, MS.

Christine was a loving, kind, caring, wise, and remarkable woman.

She was preceded in death by her husband: Nolen Morgan, Jr., one (1) daughter: Tonya McDonald; four (4) brothers: Larry Brown, Frank Brown, Keith Brown, and Charles Brown; two (2) sisters: Vicky Brown and Sherria Brown Williams Jones; one niece: Kizzy Williams Bounds; one (1) nephew: Timothyn Coleman; and her lifetime best friend: Carrie Edwards.

She leaves to respect and cherish her memory: Two (2) daughters: Kecia Carson (Randy) and Teju Fountain; one son: Kevin Morgan (Rondie), one (1) brother; Cedric Brown; Eleven (11) grandchildren: Deontae Hayes, Trenesha Kennedy, Kier McDonald, Chris Morgan, Keegan McDonald, Brice Morgan, Jordan Kennedy, Raney Morgan, Jarred Kennedy, Kylee Fountain, and Krisley Smith; a special niece: Roshonda Perez; son-in-law: Michael McDonald; sisters-in-law: Verdun Bass and Carrie Brown; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, great grands, friends, and family.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 22, 2023

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Whitehead Funeral Services
600 Old Canton Rd.
Carthage, MS 39051

Celebration of Life
Saturday
December 23, 2023

11:00 AM
Whitehead Funeral Services
600 Old Canton Rd.
Carthage, MS 39051

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
December 23, 2023

Harmony MB Church
1011 MS Hwy 487
Lena, MS 39094

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