Verdie L. Morgan, age 87, formerly of Connersville, passed away on July 9, 2022, at Ridgewood Health in Lawrenceburg, IN.  Verdie was one of twelve children born to the late Shirley J. and Allie Smith Smith, on November 12, 1934, in Manchester, Clay County, Kentucky.

She was united in marriage on May 5, 1952, to Willie Morgan in Hamilton, OH. There were able to spend 49 years together before his passing in 2001.  They were blessed with three daughters.

Prior to her marriage, she had worked at Wendover Nurses Quarters as the cleaning lady.  She also had worked at a salesclerk at Woolworths.

She attended Hope Baptist Church in Sunman.  She enjoyed sewing, embordering, reading, playing card games, working on puzzles and playing checkers.  Above all she loved to spend time with her family.

Her love and memories will be cherished by her daughters, Wanda (David) Earlywine and Beverly (Bill) Farmer; grandchildren, Becky (Tracy) Jefferson, Kim (Jeremy) Hudelson, Joseph “Shane” (Rhonda) Farmer and Jordan (Charles) Collins; and great grandchildren, Wesley Farmer, Terran, Tatum and Tinsley Jefferson.  Verdie will be thought of often by her brothers, Jackie (Shirley) Smith and Bobby (Deb) Smith: a sister, Ruth (Doc) Williams; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Morgan; brothers, Harold Smith, Shirley Smith, Jr., Carl Smith, Calvin R. Smith, Mearl J. Smith, and Angelo Smith; sisters Ruby Mae Nance and Kathleen Smith; and a great grandchild, Talia Jefferson.

Friends and family may gather at Urban Winkler Funeral Home, 513 W 8th Street, Connersville, on Thursday July 14, 2022, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm with Pastor Kelly Barnes officiating.  Burial will follow at Dale Cemetery.