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James “Greenbriar” W. Morgan, 88, Bloomington

James “Greenbriar” W. Morgan, 88, of Bloomington, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at Brown County Health and Living Community in Nashville. He was born Aug. 7, 1924, in Columbia, Ky., to the late Gobel George and Naomi Pearl (Ballinger) Morgan. He was a WW II veteran of the 3rd US Army, where he served under Gen. George Patton in the Battle of the Bulge. James was a stone cutter, deputy sheriff for Monroe County in the early 1960s, National Guard retired, and co-owner of Pit Stop Tavern. His memberships include Monroe Masonic Lodge #22, life member of VFW 604 Bloomington, Scottish Rite Indianapolis, National Guard Armory. He was also a member of the American Legion, Shriner Murat Temple in Indianapolis, Shriner Stone Belt, and Kentucky Colonel.

Surviving family members include daughter, Barbara Hollingsworth (husband, Scott) of Bloomington; grandson, James R. Douglas (wife, Maria) of Bloomington; granddaughter, Heather Sylvester (husband, Mark) of Greene County; great-grandchildren, Nicole Douglas and Lacey Sylvester, both of Bloomington, Grace Douglas of Indianapolis, Avery and Ezra Douglas, both of Bloomington; great-great-grandchildren, Matthew Douglas of Greene County and Hunter Sylvester of Bloomington; sisters, Betty Grubb and Judy Martindale, both of Bloomington; brothers, Gene Paul (wife, Evelyn) and David Morgan (friend, Jeannie Pless).

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn (Hamm) Morgan; stepson, Rick Shields; brothers-in-law, Jess Martindale and Larry Grubb.

Services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 5, at Allen Funeral Home, 4155 South Old State Road 37, Bloomington, with visitation 4-8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, at the funeral home. A Masonic service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday eve. Burial will take place at Garrison Chapel Cemetery.

Allen Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Friends can send condolences to www.allenfuneralhome. org.

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  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road