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April 19, 2011

Dottie Morgan

HUNTSVILLE — Dottie Morgan, 77, of Riverside, passed away on April 17, 2011, at her home in Riverside, surrounded by her family. Dottie was born on Dec. 16, 1933, in Charleston, W.V., to Jesse and Arena Ingram.

She served in the U. S. Air Force during the Korean War. She was a member of the Riverside Methodist Church, Walker County Democrat Club and the Texas Retired Teachers Association. Mrs. Morgan worked as an educator/principal for more than 30 years, serving in the Pasadena ISD and the Channelview ISD. Like her husband, Cal, she was an avid deer hunter.

Dottie loved her Savior Jesus and served Him with all her heart. She was instrumental in spreading the gospel by supporting her local church and numerous global missions. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She loved life and always had a smile and kind word for everyone who crossed her path.

She is survived by her daughter, Lynn Manley and husband Bob of Van Alystyne; sons, David Morgan and wife Mary of Deer Park, and Doyle Morgan of Pasadena; sister, Mary Lou Stowers and husband Dick of St. Albans, W.V.; granddaughters, Jennifer Wagner and husband Tim of McKinney, Brittany Furr and her husband Quade of McKinney, and Audra Manley of Van Alystyne; grandsons, Lt. Lee Morgan and his wife Renee of Oklahoma City, Okla., Zachary Morgan of Deer Park, and Clint Manley of Van Alystyne; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Calvin P. Morgan, sisters, Lois Kresge and Betty King.

Dottie will be greatly missed by all who knew her. The family will be receiving friends for visitation Wednesday night April 20 from 6-8 p.m. at the Brooke Funeral Home Chapel, 672 FM 980, Huntsville.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2011, at the Riverside Methodist Church with Pastor Warren Austin officiating. Burial is to follow at the Riverside Pioneer Cemetery in Riverside.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Odyssey House Hospice, 233 I-45 South, Conroe, Texas 77304 and First Baptist Church Children's Ministry of LaPorte, Texas, P.O. Box 2075, LaPorte, Texas 77572.  

An online family register book is available at

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