Gladys Morgan, Rutledge, after three difficult years, achieved the eternal peace and rest she so deserved Thursday, November 30 at U.T. Medical Center with her children by her side. She will suffer no more pain, sorrow or heartache. She now is with her heavenly Father and her husband of 70 years, whom she missed dearly. Gladys wanted to extend a special thank you to her beloved friends, Anna Jean Cabbage, Joyce Baker, Shirley Fortner, Ralph Maggard, Rev. J.C. Morgan and her extended family and friends of God’s Little Mission. She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Jesse Harold Morgan; parents, Gentry and Eula James West; brothers, Charles, Glen, Harrison and John; sisters, Anna Daniel, Dena McGinnis and Lena Mae West; and caregiver, Joyce Hancock, whom she thought of as a daughter. She is survived by her son, J. Harold Morgan; daughter, Linda (Garry) Dalton, grandson, Jimmy Harold Morgan; and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers: Charles McGaha, David Stalsworth, Leon Fortner, Shawn Smith, James West and Ronnie West. Funeral services will be held 8 p.m. Friday, December 8 at Fielden Chapel, with Rev. J.C. Morgan, Rev. Jack Ritter and Rev. Paul Kyle officiating. Interment will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, December 9 in Buffalo Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday, prior to the service at Fielden Funeral Home in New Market.
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