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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 1
    Annual chicken noodle dinner, craft bazaar at Christiansburg church
    4 to 7 p.m. Christiansburg United Methodist Church, 7372 S. Christianburg Road
  • November 1
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 1
    Annual craft, bake sale at Helmsburg church
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St.
  • November 1
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 1
    Annual bazaar, quilt raffle, bake sale, bean dinner
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Goshen Community Church, 2798 Gatesville Road, Bean Blossom
  • November 3
    Nashville Redevelopment Commission
    4:30 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • November 4
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive at the fairgrounds
  • November 4
    Government offices CLOSED
  • November 4
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    7 to 8 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 5
    Woodworkers club
    7 p.m. Charlie Roush's Shop, 6987 Christianberg Road
  • November 5
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 6
    Gospel jam session
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East, Gnaw Bone
  • November 6
    WRAPS meetings
    7 to 9 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 6
    Salt Creek Trail Committee
    10 a.m. BC Parks & Rec. Office, 1001 Deer Run Lane
  • November 6
    Brown County Schools Board of Trustees
    6:30 p.m. Helmsburg Elementary School, 5378 Helmsburg School Road
  • November 6
    Rotary Club
    7:15 a.m. Artists Colony Inn, 105 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 7
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 8
    Second Saturday Village Art Walk
    5 to 8 p.m. Downtown Nashville
  • November 8
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • November 8
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 8
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 11
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 11
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • November 12
    Mandatory scholarship meeting at the high school
    6:30 p.m. Brown County High School, 235 School House Lane
  • November 12
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 13
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 14
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 15
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 15
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • November 18
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 19
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • November 20
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road