Frances Fern (Craig) Morgan

Frances Fern (Craig) Morgan, 92, passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at Pleasant View Nursing Home, Rock Port, MO.

She was born Nov. 14, 1920, in Lincoln, the daughter of Hiram Harrison and Blanche Fern (Slack) Craig.  She received her education in the Lincoln Public Schools and Brownville High School.

Frances was a member of the Brownville Christian Church and Kensington.  She was a teacher’s aide at Locust Grove County School and a tour guide for the Brownville Historical Society.

In 1948, Frances married William O. “Bill” Morgan in Tarkio, MO.  They made their home in Rock Port and Brownville.

Frances is survived by her children, Janice (Max) Geib, Fairfax, MO, Sherry (Wayne) Gatz and Judy Miller, Falls City, Donna (Kenny) Shepherd, Brownville, Dick (Billie) Morgan and Tommie (Wayne) Miles, Rock Port, 15 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Services were held Thursday morning, March 21, at Minter Funeral Chapel, Rock Port.  Interment was in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Brownville.  Memorials may be made to the Frances Morgan Memorial Fund.  Online obituaries and condolences at

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