Ernest Wesley Morgan, Jr., age 73

Mr. Morgan was born in Fayette County on December 18, 1938.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ernest W. Morgan, Sr. and Lula Mae Cox Morgan; sister, Margene Lindsey; brothers, Willie Dan Cox, Betrum Cox. He was a member of Panhandle Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Morgan; son and daughter-in-law, Wesley and April Morgan; daughters and son-in-law, Geraldine and Larry Knowles, Anita Morgan-Brannon; grandchildren, Kasey Nicholson and husband, Brandon , Jarrett Morgan, Tyler Knowles, Brad and Morgan Brannon, Christian Brannon, all of Barnesville; great grandson, Trevor McWhorter; great granddaughter, Abigail Chamber; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wilbur and Nancy Morgan of Fayetteville, Ricky and Cassie Cox of Orchard Hill, J.W. Morgan of Fayetteville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Lisa Johnson of Griffin, Clara and Wayne Harper of Griffin, Sheila and Steve Landers of Morrow, Ruth Ellison of Fayetteville, Dixie and Monroe Ellison of Fayetteville; his best friend his dog, Chunky; several nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Mr. Ernest Wesley Morgan, Jr. was Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Pastor Marlin Parrott officiated. Interment followed in Camp Memorial Gardens.

Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 West McIntosh Road, Griffin, was in charge of arrangements.