Originally created 02/23/03

Mrs. Barbara Morrell (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Barbara Adair Morrell, 66, wife of George E. Morrell, Sr. of Augusta. Mrs. Morrell was a native of Madison and had lived in Augusta for the past 42 years, she was a member of Warren Baptist Church where she was a member of the Joyful Sunday School Class and retired from the uptown VA hospital as a registered nurse, she received her degree in nursing from Georgia Southwestern College in Americus, Ga. and her BS in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia, she was an occupational Health Nurse at Fort Gordon, taught LPN classes at Manpower Training and was a Public Health Nurse in Sumter and Richmond County. Family members include her husband, daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Morrell Fortner and Dr. Gregory Fortner of St. Simons Island; son and daughter-in-law, George E. "Bubba" Morrell, Jr. and Holly Morrell of Augusta, two grandchildren, Hanna Morrell and Zack Matthews The family will receive friends at the funeral home, today Sunday, from 6 until 8 p.m. and memorial services will be Monday at 1 p.m. from the Warren Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Doss and Rev. Tony Guthrie officiating. Honorary escort will be members of the Joyful Sunday School Class and Dr. Gregory Fortner, Dr. Ted Weathered, Nolan Morel and Baker Morel and are requested to assemble at the church Monday at 12:40 p.m. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, GA 30904 or Warren Baptist Church, 3203 Washington Road, Augusta, GA 30907. Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors 214 Davis Rd. Augusta. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 23, 2003