Obituary – Morgan, Thelma Marinda (Goley)

Class of 1935

Thelma Marinda (Goley) Morgan

May 8, 1917 – July 20, 2009

Thelma Marinda Morgan, 92, a resident of Farmington, Arkansas, died July 20, 2009 at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

She was born May 8, 1917 in Perry, Oklahoma to Theodore and Ida Renfro Goley. She was the youngest of 8 children who are all previously deceased.

Thelma attended Oklahoma State University and worked for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. After marrying T.D. Morgan she lived a full life raising 3 children and moving and relocating several times as T.D.’s career with Phillips Petroleum Company progressed. They retired to Table Rock Lake in 1978 where they enjoyed boating and fishing.

Some of Thelma’s favorite pastimes were playing bridge and ballroom dancing with T.D.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Thomas D. Morgan, in 2006.

Thelma is survived by her son. Keith Morgan of Essex Junction, Vermont; her daughter, Carol Johns and her husband, Jim, of Fletcher, Vermont; and her daughter, Marcia Stuart and her husband, Ted, of Prairie Grove, Arkansas. Thelma also leaves 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 8. 2009 at Luginbuel Funeral Home in Prairie Grove, Arkansas. The family requests contributions be made to Washington Regional Hospice, 34 Cots Square Suite 1, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72703.