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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.

  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 23
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 27
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 27
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 28
    'Interstellar' at the Playhouse
    4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road
  • December 30
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 31
    Live band at the Playhouse
    8 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • January 2
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • January 8
    Go Club meeting Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • January 10
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • January 14
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 7
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.