Sons of
William Eli and Maggie Hacker Morgan
of Coalfield, Tennessee. 



PFC U. S. Army
World War II
March 5, 1921, Sept. 17, 2002

    MORGAN, GILLIS LEE, SR.,  81, Lenoir City, died Sept. 17, 2002 after a long battle with heart trouble.  Gillis was born March 5, 1921 in Coalfield to William (Bill) and Maggie Hacker Morgan.  He was a combat veteran serving in the Army in the South Pacific in World War II.  On Dec. 21, 1944, he almost lost his life when a Japanese Kamikaze plane hit the LST 460 ship he was fighting on.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; three brothers and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Milas and Mary Ray of Oneida.  He is survived by his wife, Margery Ray Morgan whom he married on Easter Sunday, April 25, 1943; children, Karne Papania and husband Joe of Cincinnati, Ohio, Gillis Morgan Jr. and wife Joy Amos Morgan of Lenoir City, and Judy Mattus and husband John of Vancouver, Washington; grandchildren, Joe Pappania and wife, Martha of Cincinatti, Ohio; Krista Panpania of Dallas, Texas and Billy Lambert of Vancouver, Washington; great-grandchild, Christopher Papania of Cincinnati, Ohio; sister, Ruth Huckeby and John of Vermillion, Ohio; special niece Mendy Cates of Rockwood; special Army buddy, William Grover of Marietta, Ga. Burial was in Hazel Valley Cemetery in Oneida. Click Funeral Home Chapel was in charge of arrangements.  [Roane County News] 

The slab has a message from his children and grandchildren
and from me and a Veteran's stone at the bottom

Harvey Morgan
WW II Veteran
b Nov 24,1918, d March 22,1981 buried in Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens in Battle Creek, Michigan
Stationed in England in WW II

Billy Morgan
WW II Veteran
served in India as a Medic
b July 30,1924, d Sept.30,1983  buried in Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens in Battle Creek, Michigan

Elmer Morgan
W W II Veteran
b  Oct.22,1911, d Sept.30,1972 buried in the Roane Memorial Gardens in Rockwood, Tennessee

Courtesy of   Margery Morgan

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