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Irene Mitchell Morgan
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Irene Mitchell Morgan
Irene Mitchell Morgan
Irene Mitchell Morgan, of Franklin passed away on Saturday, December 21, 2013. 

She graduated from Vanderbilt University, and taught and practiced nursing in Alabama and Georgia for many years. She retired from the Georgia State Board of Workman’s Compensation in the early 1980s. 

She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Cartoogechaye. She was active in the Pilot’s Club in Atlanta, and the Daughters of the King, St. Agnes Episcopal Church, Franklin. She served on the Boards of Deerfield Retirement Community and Thompson Orphanage.

She is survived by one son, Albert Rufus Morgan III of Franklin; one daughter, Anna Chipman Morgan Simmons of Seattle, WA; son-in-law, Dr. William Crispen Simmons; one granddaughter, J. Brie Simmons Nakamura of Seattle, WA; one grandson, W. Cris Simmons, Jr. of Seattle, WA and several nieces and nephews. 

A Memorial Service will be held at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Cartoogechaye at 1:00 P.M., Sunday, March 23, 2014. All are welcome.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The A. Rufus Morgan Fund for St. John’s Episcopal Church, Cartoogechaye, The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina, 4 Vanderbilt Park Drive, Suite 300, Asheville, NC  28803-1700, online:; or to Four Seasons Hospice, 571 South Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC  28731-9447 or online: 

Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be made at