JEFFERSON - Johnny Morgan, 18, passed away Monday, September 9, 2013.
He was the son of Bob and Melinda Morgan. He was a member of Pond Fork Baptist Church and was very active in the youth group. Johnny attended Athens Christian School. His plans were to attend Athens Tech for business management and automotive technology. He was a big fan of the Baltimore Ravens. Johnny was preceded in death by his grandmother, Edith Morgan.
Survivors in addition to his parents include brothers, Joey Morgan and Austin Morgan; sisters, Amanda Morgan and Shannon Baker (Kanell), California; grandparents, Robert Morgan, Sr., Ohio, and L.B. and Paralee Perry, Jefferson; and a host of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, September 13, at Pond Fork Baptist Church, 2615 Pond Fork Church Rd., Pendergrass. He will lie in state one hour prior to the funeral services. The Rev. Johnny Knight will be officiating. Interment will be at Pond Fork Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Chris Simpson, Mike Dowd, Blake Lewallen, Chris Lewallen, Austin Stockton, Dakota Stockton, Wuenceslaa Denova, and Steven Zeigler. The family will receive friends 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, September 12 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Egleston Children's Hospital, 1405 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA, 30322.
Lawson Funeral Home, Hoschton, is in charge of arrangements.