Travis “Gene” Morgan, 95, of Barista He died Monday, August 9, 2021, after a rich, full 95 years. He was born September 26, 1926, in the community of Webster Parish, Louisiana, in the community of Winnie Sanders Morgan and Victor Arl Morgan. He was a veteran of World War II and served as Germany’s first lieutenant after the conflict. In 1942, he graduated from Shongalo High School. He received a BS in 1948 and became a member of the ROTC after working at the University of Louisiana State University (LS) in Germany.
He and his wife were members of the Barworth United Methodist Church (KY) and the Epworth United Methodist Church (UMC) in Indianapolis. As a lifelong Methodist, he roasted many pounds of fish for church supper, led Bible study courses, and taught Sunday school classes for decades. They lived in six different states, and traveled to 30 different countries, including Brazil, Mongolia, and Estonia. He supported his wife while she was on a mission to MMS to travel to South Texas and Africa to support schooling in Bramsky, Liberia, and the University of Africa in Zimbabwe. A.D. He retired from Cyanide in the United States in 1991 and “brought” him from Barmel, Indie, to Barbados.
A good life. He was a friend to everyone.
He was preceded in death by his parents; And two brothers, Lawrence Morgan and another Morgan.
His wife, Mona Mois Morgan, has survived for 73 years. A daughter of Kathleen Morgan Falls of Barista. One son, David Jean Morgan from Bloomington, Inc. A sister, Nell Morgan Bauer, Texas, Carthage, granddaughter, Rachel Phillips Turner (Justin); And two great-grandchildren, Whit Turner and Ashland Garrett Turner.
The Festival of Lives will be held later in the day at Barduston UMC. The ashes intertwine the Pilgrim’s Tomb at Webster Parish La.
Memorial donations to the United Methodist Committee at Relief, PO Box 9068, New York NY 10087-9068 and Heifer International, 1 World Ave. You can go to Little Rock AR 72202 (855-948-6437).
Barrow is in charge of the funeral arrangements.