Morgan, Anna Louise Metzger (Dalton)

Friday, January 25, 2013

Anna Louise Metzger Morgan, 89, of Dalton, GA, died on Thursday, January 24, 2013. 

Louise was born March 2, 1923 in Rossville, GA and was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years. William A. Morgan, Sr. 

She was a past member of Ft. Oglethorpe First Baptist Church and current member of First Baptist Church of Dalton. 

Louise is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William Morgan, Jr. and Rita of Dalton; daughters and son-in-law, Sandra Nichols of Danville, Iowa and Tish Sitton and Allan of Dalton; grandchildren, Nicole White, Shannon James and B.J. Nichols; great-grandchildren, Christopher, Ashley, Hayley, Jake, Christian and Avery. 

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, January 28 at the Dalton First Baptist Church with the Rev. Phillip Cannon, Rev. Larry Cannon, and Dr. Bill Ireland officiating. Burial will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens. 

The family will receive friends in the Atrium of the Church from 12-2 p.m. on Monday, January 28.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Dalton First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 827, Dalton, GA 30722. 

Love Funeral home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements.


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