OBITUARY

Imogene Helen (Dalton) Morgan

May 22, 1937January 2, 2019
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Mrs. Imogene Dalton Morgan, 81, of Morristown, passed peacefully into Heaven on January 2, 2019; at her home. She was born in Thornhill, TN where she lived until the marriage with her husband of 63 years. Imogene was the daughter of late Lee and Grace Dalton. She was of Baptist faith and a devout Christian, saved and baptized at Cedar Springs Baptist Church at a young age. Imogene was the beloved wife to Bill Foster Morgan and the mother of Cathy (Mike) Richardson and Judy Morgan Penland. She loved and adored her grandchildren; Eric Mayes, Tashia (David) Bales, Channing (Kristen) Richardson, and Kaylan Micha Richardson. Great-Grandchildren; Ellie, Blake, Kylee Bales, Lannie, Maddie Mayes, Cade Christian, and Crew Richardson. Great-great-grandchild; Rowan Jett Fonner. Proceeding her in death are her parents Lee and Grace Dalton, siblings; Grover Dalton, Edith Eddington, Pauline Scearce, Virgil Dalton, Estella Wolfe, and Edna Coffey. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, children, grandchildren, and her brother; A.B. Dalton. She loved all of her many nieces and nephews. Imogene will also be remembered by her special nieces and nephew that helped care for her; Dearl (Donna) Eddington, Linda Moore, and Pam Kyle. The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday January 5th at Stubblefield Funeral Home. A celebration of life service will be held at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home. Dr. Dean Haun will officiate. A committal service will follow at Noe's Chapel Church Cemetery

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Saturday, January 5, 2019
  • Committal Service Saturday, January 5, 2019
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Imogene Helen (Dalton) Morgan

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Debbie Wolfe

January 4, 2019

So sorry for the loss of your wife, and mother.
Prayers for the family... Bill, Kathy, and Judy

Debbie Wolfe and David Alford

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Biography

      While it is possible to receive good counsel from a wide circle of family and friends, few could do it with the skill and aptitude of Imogene Helen Morgan. She had a true talent for helping others reach their full potential and brought out the best in those who sought her help. Imogene was a forward-looking woman whose personality was filled with empathy toward everyone she met. She could be quiet and reserved, but her style of communication was authentic and direct. An excellent communicator, Imogene was a master at using imagery when she explained her ideas and concepts. She seemed to have an endless supply of innovative concepts and strategies for how to help those around her. Her sensitivity, kindness and generous attitude made her a wonderful friend for all who knew her.

      From the time she was born on May 22, 1937, Imogene showed a deep concern for others. She was a giving and caring individual, ethical and full of integrity and warmth. Imogene came into this world at at her home in Thorn Hill Tennessee. Her parents were Lee and Grace Dalton. Imogene was raised in Thorn HIll Tennessee.

      Because fellowship was so important to her, Imogene promoted harmony with her siblings. She was raised with seven siblings. She had three brothers, A.B., Vrigil, and Grover Dalton, and four sisters Edith, Pauline, Estil, and Edna. Imogene was something of the family diplomat. She helped to settle problems and conflicts and kept the family running smoothly.

      Able to maintain a positive focus on the potential good to be found in others, Imogene was always ready with solid advice and guidance to offer her group of friends. She was generally friendly to all who knew her, yet to some she seemed quite independent. For those who really knew Imogene, they recognized that she could be full of surprises. Imogene enjoyed a small but solid group of true friends. She would willingly support those friends when they needed it. Because of her ability to read people, she had an uncanny knack for knowing when a friend needed help. While growing up, some of her best friends were her sisters, Nina Wolfe, Jean Mallicoat, and Betty Jarnigan. Later in life, she became friends withFrances Waller, Carolyn Webber, Carolyn gann, and Margaet Harbin.

      Imogene was romantic, even poetic at times. She was completely devoted to family and friends, able to show her emotions without going overboard about it.

      All who knew her would agree that there was a certain kind of magic in how Imogene was able to bond with her children. While she could be a firm disciplinarian, she could also fill the role of being a collaborator with her kids. Imogene was always a mentor who helped her family reach its full potential. Imogene was blessed with two daughters, Cathy and Judy. They were also blessed with four grandchildren, Eric, Tashia, Channing, and Kaylan.

      As an imaginative and inventive person, Imogene was comfortable showing her creative spirit. She enjoyed her leisure time by taking part in various hobbies. Once Imogene took on a new project, she saw it through to its completion. Her favorite pursuits were playing cards and camping. She was content to enjoy her hobbies alone but was also willing to share her interests with others.

      Imogene was a woman with clear convictions and high principles, and her faith was important to her. She was an inspiration to many people who recognized her sense of commitment and esteem for others. She was a member of Cedar Springs Baptist Church.

      Imogene possessed strong skills in long-range planning and project completion, a quality that positively influenced her travel and vacation planning. Favorite vacations included camping and visiting the beach.

      Imogene was a lover of animals and cherished her pets. One of Imogene's favorites was a dog named Brownie. Her family was rounded out by her cats, dogs and horses.

      Imogene passed away on January 2, 2019 at at home in Morristown, Tennessee. Imogene's battles were with heart disease. She is survived by her husband, daughters and grandchildren. Services were held at Stubblefield Funeral Home. Imogene was laid to rest in Noes Chapel Church Cemetery.

      Though she could be a private person at times, Imogene was always able and willing to give of herself. She was so in tune with others that she often seemed able to read their minds. Imogene carried with her an almost mystical sense of life. She was a person who was highly original in her thinking and used metaphors and symbols to describe many aspects of her life. A poetic, intuitive “teacher”, Imogene Helen Morgan shared herself freely and family and friends will remember Imogene for the strength of her convictions.