Originally created 04/07/04

Mrs. Margaret Ann Morgan (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga.- Mrs. Margaret Ann Fisher Morgan departed this life on Saturday morning, April 3, 2004 at Doctor's Hospital in Augusta, Ga. She became a resident at Windermere Health & Rehabilitation Center in June of 2002. Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, April 7, 2004 at 2 p.m. at the Resthaven Memorial Gardens on Highway 20 in Piedmont, S.C. A repast will immediately follow the services at Allen Temple A.M.E. Church Life Center in Greenville, S.C. An only child, Margaret Ann was born on April 12, 1934 in Williamston, S.C. to Mr. and Mrs. Walter (Cathleen Sizer) Fisher. She had numerous cousins who were an integral part of her childhood and adult life. Margaret Ann attended school in Greenville and Anderson counties. She graduated from Carolina High School, Valedictorian of her class, in 1952. After high school graduation, she continued her education at South Carolina State College in Orangeburg where she received a Bachelor of Arts Degre e in 1956. She obtained her Master of Arts degree from New York University in 1963. Margaret Ann began her career as a teacher in the Edgefield County School System. After moving to Augusta, Ga. in 1959, she secured a teaching position with the Richmond County Board of Education. She served as a Home Economics teacher at A. R. Johnson Junior High School and later transferred to T. W. Josey Compresive High School, where she worked until she retired. At an early age, she became a member of Allen Temple A.M.E. Church. She later attended Williams Memorial A.M.E. Church in Augusta. Margaret Ann was a charter member of the Augusta Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Margaret Ann is preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Fletcher Fisher and her god-daughter, Mrs. Trecia Wilhite Rodgers. Survivors include her husband, Mr. Herbert Morgan of Augusta, Ga.; her daughter, Tangy C. Morgan of London, England; her son, Charles F. Morgan, M.D., F.A.C.S. of New York City, N.Y.; sisters-in-law, Mrs. Mattie Brown, Mrs. Gertrude Brown, Mrs. Mary Price and Mrs. Hattie (Robert) Murph, all of Philadelphia, Pa., Mrs. Betty (LaVert) Tutt and Ms. Carol Morgan both of Augusta, Ga.; a brother-in-law, Mr. George (Edith) Morgan of Philadelphia, Pa.; a god-daughter, Mrs. Kaci Wilhite (Travis) Jones of West Palm Beach, Fla.; cherished friends, Mr. and Mrs. Marion E. Barnes, Mrs. Betty Beard and Mrs. Lizzie Wilhite, all of Augusta; and a host of nieces, nephews, first cousins, relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Activities Department at Windermere Health & Rehabilitation Center in Augusta, Ga. Friends may call Watkins, Garrett and Woods Mortuary at 864-242-1144. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle April 6, 2004