April 23, 2014

Norma Jean Day Morgan

LAUREL COUNTY, Ky. — Norma Jean Day Morgan, 83, born Sept. 11, 1930 in Harlan County, Ky., passed away Saturday, April 19, 2014.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Bascom Morgan; her parents, Jim and Carrie Maggard Day; her brothers, Harold Day, Hannie Day, and Carl Day; and her sisters, Effie Reeves, Uvalene Childers and Evelyn Smallwood.

She is survived by her children, Beverly Morgan of London, Wesley Morgan and wife Lindsey, of Richmond, Ky., Linda Allen of South Pasadena, Fla., Bobbie Smallwood of Berea, Ky., and Tammy Williams and husband Phil, of London; seven grandchildren, Michelle, Diana, Stevie, Jennifer, Jordan, Matthew and Sydney; four great-grandchildren Heather, Kati, Kaylee and Kara; and four great-great-grandchildren, Logan, Lucas, Aiden and Jace; as well as a brother Larry Day and wife Margaret; and a sister, Ann Howard, all of Manchester, Ky. She is also survived by many other loving family and friends.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She loved fishing, baking and cooking, gardening, reading and playing bingo. She enjoyed spending time with her children and many grandchildren. She will be greatly missed and forever loved.

Visitation was from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at Britton Funeral Home in Manchester.

Funeral service will be held at 12 noon today, Wednesday, April 23 in the chapel of Britton Funeral Home. Graveside service will follow at the Day Cemetery in Big Creek, Ky.

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