Mr. Fred Homer Morgan
Mr. Fred Homer Morgan, age 87 of Newnan died at his residence on March 22, 2014. He was born in Haralson County on October 31, 1926 to the late Homer Spencer Morgan and Mattie Lizzie Ward Morgan. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Mary, Hilda, Marjorie, Frances, Wilbur, Donald, and Winston.
Mr. Morgan served his country in the United States Navy then went to watchmaking school on the GI Bill. He became a certified horologist and opened Morgan Jewelers in downtown Newnan in 1962. This is the oldest continuous business on the square in Newnan.
Mr. Morgan was a member of Unity Baptist Church and attended the Senior Men's Sunday School Class. He was also a member of the V.F.W., the American Legion, The Elks Club, and the Masonic Lodge. He was a booster in the community for everyone including Newnan High School and East Coweta High School.
Surviving are his wife, Josephine Morgan; children, Jim Morgan (Angie), Jeff Morgan (Camille), Greg Morgan (Leigh), and Debra Morgan Williams (Fred) all of Newnan; brother, Ferrell Morgan (Sue) of Toccoa; sister, Elizabeth Anderson of Kennesaw; grandchildren; Kelley Williams, Spence Morgan (Erika), Christin Bell (David), Blair Morgan, Ward Morgan, Ryan Morgan (Shelby), Jacob Morgan, Kendall Morgan; great grandchildren, Macy, Addycin, Ethan, Brycin. Online condolences may be sent to the family atwww.higginshillcrestchapel..com.
Funeral services will be held at Unity Baptist Church at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 with Dr. Phil Pilgrim and Jim Morgan officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Unity Baptist Church, 311 Smokey Road, Newnan, GA 30263. Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723.