Virginia Morgan

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Virginia Morgan, 84, of Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Monette, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014. She was born Jan. 13, 1930, in Monette to the late John Henry Chipman and Matery Mollie Bruce Chipman. Mrs. Morgan was a farmer's wife and a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing and gardening. She was a longtime member of the Childress Baptist Church and then the Monette First Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters and their husbands, Jennifer and John DeJohn of Birmingham and Karen and Michael Basch of Atlanta; a granddaughter, Lindsey Marie DeJohn; four sisters, Wilma Grooms, Venita Barton, Josephine Ward and Alice Faye Looney; two brothers, Loyd Chipman and Searcy Chipman.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, J.D. Morgan; two sisters, Angela Molnar and Lulu Belle Wiseman, and three brothers, Randell Chipman, Jimmy Chipman and Bruce Chipman.

A celebration of her life will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Jerry Reed officiating. Burial at New Friendship Cemetery will be private.

Visitation is from 12:30 until time of service Saturday at Gregg Funeral Home in Monette.

In lieu of flowers, lasting memorials may be sent to Alzheimer's Association of Center Alabama 300 Office Park Drive, Suite 225, Birmingham, Ala. 35223.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Morgan family at