WINDER – Melinda “Missy” Bailey Morgan, 46, died Wednesday, July 8, 2009.
Born in Jefferson County, Ala., she was the daughter of Gene and Ernestine Blackwell Bailey of Winder. She was a 20-year member of the community, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1984, and Georgia State in 1985 with her master's and was a member of the Pi Beta Phi. She was a speech pathologist at Bethlehem Elementary School, was the past president of both the PTO at Bethlehem Elementary School and the Barracuda Swim Team. Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by a brother, Warren Bailey.
Survivors in addition to her parents include her husband, Les Morgan, Winder; sons, Will and Ryan Morgan, Winder; daughter, Heidi Morgan, Winder; brother, Walter Bailey, Statham; sisters, Fonda Sullivan, Winder, and Celena Davis,
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 18, at 2 p.m., at the Bethlehem First Baptist Church with Muriel Cash and Julie Peck officiating. The family will receive friends Friday, July 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Lighthouse, P.O. Box 847, Marietta, GA 30061, or C.U.R.E. Childhood Cancer, 1835 Savoy Dr., Ste. 102, Atlanta, GA 30341.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.