Forsyth . . . Patricia Elizabeth Collins Morgan died Wednesday, December 30, 2015. Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church in Forsyth, Georgia at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, January 3, 2016, with burial in Monroe Hills Memorial Gardens. Dr. Dan Whitaker will officiate. The family will greet friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Saturday, January 2, 2016, at Monroe County Memorial Chapel.
Mrs. Morgan is survived by her beloved husband, Ernest Clifford Morgan, Jr. to whom she was married sixty four years. Mrs. Morgan was the daughter of the late Paul Alexander Collins and Florence (Pat) Patterson Collins of Forsyth. She was a graduate of Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia where she received a degree in psychology. While at Wesleyan, Mrs. Morgan was a member of the Pi Gamma Mu honor society where she served as president. She was also given the Outstanding Day Student Award where the recipient is selected by students as well as staff. Mrs. Morgan received her Master of Education degree from Georgia College where she was a member of The Gamma Beta Phi Society. She did further studies at Columbus College in Columbus, Georgia in the area of educating techniques for the physically impaired student. Mrs. Morgan was active in the Monroe County Historical Society where she served as the publicity chairman for many years. She also served on the social and communion committees at the First Baptist Church in Forsyth.
Mrs. Morgan is survived by her only daughter, Robyn Morgan. Her only son, Maxwell Lee Morgan, preceded her in death in 1974. She is survived by her grandson, Robert Perry Ivey and his wife Julie of Forsyth, Georgia; grandson, Logan Miles McDonald and granddaughter, Elizabeth Maisy McDonald. Her brothers, James Frederick Collins and his wife Emily of McDonough and Stuart Cleveland Collins and his wife Patricia of North Carolina. Mrs. Morgan is also survived by her only sister, Paula Ann Collins Cothern of Forsyth and her great grandchildren, Exie Marie Ivey and Sutton McLean Ivey. She is also survived by very special nieces and nephews. Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to Meals on Wheels at First Baptist Church, 95 West Morse Street, Forsyth, GA 31029 or to The Monroe County Historical Society, PO Box 401, Forsyth, GA 31029.Monroe County Memorial Chapel has charge of arrangements.