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Whitten Monelison Chapel

3966 South Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA

OBITUARY

Margaret Doss Morcom

July 3, 1923August 11, 2019
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Margaret Doss Morcom, 96, of Madison Heights passed away Sunday, August 11, 2019. She was the wife of the late Thomas William Morcom.

Born in Amherst County, July 3, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Jack Doss and Maggie Melrose Doss. She was a longtime member of Amelon United Methodist Church where she was very active until her health prevented her from attending. She served in the choir and volunteered for many functions at the church.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Knoll.

She is survived by one sister, Louise Morcom of Madison Heights; two step-children, William Morcom and wife Rosalea and Donna Epperson; one niece, Linda Creed and husband Gary and four nephews, Ray Morcom and wife Suzanne, Mike Knoll and wife Pat, Tim Knoll and wife Vickie and David Knoll.

A service celebrating her life will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Amelon United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in Fort Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.

The family would like to gratefully acknowledge her caregiver, Cheryl Hunt and the nurses and staff of Gentle Shepherd Hospice especially, Penny, Marilyn and McKenzie and the staff of Heritage Green for the wonderful care and attention they provided Margaret.

Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider Amelon United Methodist Church or Gentle Shepherd Hospice.

  • FAMILY

  • Thomas William Morcom, Husband (deceased)
  • Dorothy Knoll, Sister (deceased)
  • Louise Morcom, Sister
  • Ray Morcom & wife Suzanne, Nephew
  • Linda Creed & husband Gary, Niece
  • Mike Knoll & wife Pat, Nephew
  • Tim Knoll & wife Vickie, Nephew
  • David Knoll, Nephew
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Mike Ogden
  • Linnie Dudley
  • Kevin Cash
  • Jeff Laub
  • DONATIONS

  • Amelon United Methodist Church
  • Gentle Shephard Hospice

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, August 14, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Thursday, August 15, 2019

Memories

Margaret Doss Morcom

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Beryl Martin

August 13, 2019

Margaret was a very special person to me. We worked together in banking for many years. She was an excellent worker and a kind and gentle person. I will miss her.

Dale & Twana Epperson

August 13, 2019

Donna & Bill:
We are so sorry for your loss. Heaven gained a very sweet lady.
Dale & Tee

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