The Newnan Times-Herald


Ferrell Morgan

  • By Winston Skinner
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  • Nov. 07, 2017 - 4:34 PM

Mr. Ferrell Morgan, 85, of Martin, Ga, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at his home.

Born May 30, 1932 in Fayette County, Ga., he was a son of the late Homer Spence and Mattie Lizzie Ward Morgan. Ferrell was the founder and owner of Morgan Concrete Company and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

He was a United States Navy Veteran and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and was a former member of many other civic organizations.

He served for many years on the Toccoa City Commission and in the year 2000 and the year 2004, he served as Mayor.

Family members include his wife, Sue Stovall Morgan; daughter, Merideth Sue Morgan; two sons and daughters-in-law, Scott Ferrell and Dawn Carlton Morgan and John Robert and Donna Cates Morgan; grandchildren, Madison Nicole Morgan, Nicholas Ferrell Morgan, Natalie Anne Morgan, Matthew Evan Cates, Danielle Megan McAllister and husband Mak McAllister, Emily Grace Morgan; great-granddaughter, Aubrey Lew McAllister; his sister, Elizabeth Anderson; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Winston Morgan, Mary Kelley, Hilda Morris, Marjorie Koman, Francis Duke, Fred Morgan, Wilbur Morgan and Donald Morgan.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Toccoa First Baptist Church with the Rev. David Ritcey, Dr. Henry Fields and the Rev. Brett Sanders officiating. Burial followed at Stephens Memorial Gardens in Toccoa with military honors provided by the V. F. W. Post 4346.

The following gentlemen served as pallbearers: Cole Morgan, Matthew Cates, Len Stovall, Logan Stovall, Billy Lawson and Jeff Morgan. Bob Stovall, Howell Lawson, Milton Spratlin, Gordon Telford, Bob Struble, Bob Troup, Bob Massey and Andrew Pavilscak served as honorary pallbearers.

Those desiring may make memorial donations to: Team Ferrell’s Concrete Convoy Walk to End Alzheimer’s at or The First Baptist Church of Toccoa Youth Department.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitlock Mortuary of Toccoa was in charge of the arrangements.