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BALLARD, WV Brookie Mae Morgan, 92, of Ballard, WV, and formerly of Iaeger, WV, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at the Springfield Center in Lindside, WV. Born September 26, 1924, in Wyoming County, WV, she was the daughter of the late Alfred Jasper and Judy Blankenship Bishop.
Brookie attended the Ballard Missionary Baptist Church and worked as a manager at Dollar General for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Lacy, Carl, Willie, and Howard Bishop; four sisters, Leona Wirt, Fannie Cline, Mila Dale, and Ellen McCoy.
Survivors include her loving husband of 74 years, Hershel Okey Morgan; two daughters, Beverly Nadine Humphrey and Husband Harry David of Peterstown, WV, and Yvonne Bailey and fiance' Robert Williams of Mountain City, TN; one sister, Lucy Lockhart of North Springs, WV; three grandchildren, Tammy Sibo Lester and husband Dana, Delanda Sha Ganoe and husband Bobby, and Acie Bailey and wife Jennifer; nine great grandchildren, Angelica St. Clair, Daniel Lester, Jonathan Bailey, Megan Bailey, A.J. Bailey, Shana Brant, Christopher Ganoe, Ethan Ganoe, and Kaleb Ganoe; and four great great grandchildren, Conner, Charlotte, Walker, and Bryson.
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 8, 2017, at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, WV, with Pastor Steve Howdock officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, Bluewell, WV.
The family will receive friends from 6:00pm until 8:00pm Friday, July 7, 2017, at the funeral home.
Bobby Ganoe, Acie Bailey, Christopher Ganoe, Daniel Lester, Jonathan Bailey, Derick St. Clair, Ethan Ganoe, and Kaleb Ganoe will serve as Pallbearers. Bob Williams, Dave Humphrey, and Basil Bailey will serve as Honorary Pallbearers.
The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Springfields Alzheimer's Group "Springfield Solemates", Rt.1 Box 101A, Lindside, WV, 24951.
Online guestbook can be signed or condolences may be sent to the family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com.
Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.
Published on July 7, 2017
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