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Betty Joy Morgan

December 24, 1930 ~ September 4, 2019 (age 88)

Mrs. Betty Joy Morgan, of Indianapolis, passed away on the morning of Wednesday, September 4, 2019. She was 88. Betty was born Christmas Eve, December 24, 1930 in Elwood, Indiana, a daughter of the late Milford and Mable (Webb) Hunter.

Betty attended Markleville High School and was a member of the graduating Class of 1949. In the Fall after her graduation, she married the love of her life, Richard L. Morgan on November 19, 1949. Betty was employed for several years in the mail room at RCA where she performed various clerical duties.

Betty was a faithful 68-year member of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Indianapolis where she sang in the choir. She lived a pure Christian life which was lived out through her kindness and consideration of others. She enjoyed music and singing and had an effortless, angelic voice. She also played the upright bass and later switched to an electric bass guitar. Betty spent her leisure time playing Yahtze and Bingo as well as caring for her flowers and camping. She was witty and had a wonderful sense of humor. Betty loved her family dearly and cherished the time they spent together.

Betty is survived by her loving husband of nearly 70 years, Richard L. Morgan; her children, David L. (Donna K. Dial) Morgan, Phillip A. (Patricia) Morgan and Karen S. Pappas; her grandchildren, Beth Ann Grass, Adam Morgan and Shannon Zorman; her great-grandchildren, Sydney Zorman, Jacob Polson and Sean Morgan; a great-great-grandchild, Quinn Hessler as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in passing by two brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at New Bethel Baptist Church, 8936 Southeastern Avenue, Indianapolis. Burial will follow to Orchard Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 am until time of service at the church.

For those choosing to make a memorial contribution, the family has suggested those be offered to New Bethel Baptist Church.

Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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