Bronze Legacy Life Member - US Navy
Mr. Fred Morgan, age 87 of Newnan died at his residence on March 22, 2014. He was born in Haralson County on October 31, 1926 to the late Homer Spencer Morgan and Mattie Lizzie Ward Morgan. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Mary, Hilda, Marjorie, Frances, Wilbur, Donald, and Winston.
Mr. Morgan served his country in the United States Navy then went to watchmaking school on the GI Bill. He became a certified horologist and opened Morgan Jewelers in downtown Newnan in 1962. This is the oldest continuous business on the square in Newnan.
Mr. Morgan was a member of Unity Baptist Church and attended the Senior Men's Sunday School Class. He was also a member of the VFW, the American Legion, The Elks Club, and the Masonic Lodge. He was a booster in the community for everyone including Newnan High School and East Coweta High School.
Surviving are his wife, Josephine Morgan; children, Jim Morgan (Angie), Jeff Morgan (Camille), Greg Morgan (Leigh), and Debra Morgan Williams (Fred) all of Newnan; brother, Ferrell Morgan (Sue) of Toccoa; sister, Elizabeth Anderson of Kennesaw; grandchildren; Kelley Williams, Spence Morgan (Erika), Christin Bell (David), Blair Morgan, Ward Morgan, Ryan Morgan (Shelby), Jacob Morgan, Kendall Morgan; great grandchildren, Macy, Addycin, Ethan, Brycin.
Charter Member - US Air Force
Robert William "Bill" Amis, 84, of Newnan, Ga., died Wednesday, September 18, 2002 at Newnan Hospital.
Mr. Amis was born May 2, 1918 in Newnan. He was retired and had worked as a foreman for Delta Airlines in hydraulic maintenance. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a master sergeant. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Newnan, the Voice of Experience Choir and of Kiwanis.
The family was receiving friends Thursday, Sept. 19 from 7-9 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home.
A funeral will be at First Baptist Church of Newnan Friday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. Dr. Gene Tyre and Rev. Don Helms will officiate. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park on Roscoe Road, Newnan.
Pallbearers will be men from the Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Amis of Newnan; daughter, Alicia Ann Amis; sons, Harvey Miller Amis and Robert William Amis Jr.; brother, Donald Amis; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
An on-going remembrance of Post 2667 members who have moved on to their next mission.
Adams, John Amos
Alexander, Robert W, Jr
Amis, Robert W. "Will"
Barron, Lindsey H
Bennett, Merle L, Jr
Dobbins, James F
Gilbert, Douglas L, Jr
Goodrum, James F
Hammond, Bobby B
Henderson, George R, Sr
Mealor, David Lamar
Morgan, Fred H
Ragan, William Thomas
Scott, Frederick P "Scotty"
Smith, Donald Ray