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Annie May Morgan, 94, of Avenue died Nov. 29, 2012, at St. Mary’s Nursing Center in Leonardtown.
Born Nov. 28, 1918, in Compton, she was the daughter of the late Noble Edward Farrell and Mary Lillian Graves Farrell.
She married William Dory Morgan on April 6, 1937, at St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Leonardtown and enjoyed 43 years of marriage until his death in 1980. They made their home in Avenue, where she lived for nearly 75 years.
As a lifelong resident of St. Mary’s County, she enjoyed being a homemaker. She spent much of her time gardening and tending to her flowers. Her favorite pastimes were playing bingo, putting puzzles together, listening to music and spending time with family and friends. A devoted Catholic, she read the Bible and prayed the rosary daily and shared her faith with everyone she met. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Avenue.
She is survived by her brother, Charles Henry Farrell (Lorraine, deceased).
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Harry Edward Farrell (Alice), Aloysius Benjamin Farrell (Alberta), Francis Sylvester Farrell (Mary, deceased), Richard Theodore Farrell (Hilda) and John William Farrell (Virginia, deceased).
The family received friends and prayer was recited Dec. 4 at Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home in Leonardtown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated today, Dec. 5, at 10 a.m. at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Avenue. Interment will follow at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery in Bushwood. Pallbearers will be Thomas Bailey III, Henry Irving Friess Jr., Mike Lacey, Melvin Farrell, David Farrell and Albert Wathen.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Angels Catholic Church, 21340 Colton Point Road, Avenue, MD 20609; or Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 7, Avenue, MD 20609.