New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | September 25, 2018

Shirley Moon Morgan

Shirley Marie Bigford Moon Morgan, 92, departed this life on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.

Shirley was born to Mrytle and Ira Bigford on Apr. 20, 1925 in central Michigan. She moved with her family at a young age to upstate New York before moving to Virginia to spend time with her son and family.

She is survived by one son, Daniel F. Moon; daughter-in-law, Carol Hockridge Moon; one brother, William Bigford; four sisters, Beatrice James, Mary Greve, Opal Vanas, and JoAnne Silverman; one granddaughter, Cheryl Moon Kelly (Raymond); one grandson, Mark Kenneth Moon (Jill); all of Lanexa, VA; four great-grandchildren, Samantha Ashley and Mandy K. Moon of Lanexa, Meredith Ann Kelly of Colorado, and Joseph G. Kelly of Oregon.

Shirley was preceded in death by her first husband of over 25 years, Samuel F. Moon; three sons, David, Darwin, and Randy Moon; one sister, Margarite Bigford; two brothers, Ralph and Victor Bigford;, and her second husband, James Morgan.

A special thank you is sent to At Home Care Hospice, Consulate Home Care, and Sentara Hospital in Williamsburg for their loving care and dedicated nursed and doctors who provided her with excellent care.

The family request that memorial donations be made in her name to Lebanon Federated Church in Earlville, NY, where Shirley had been a member since the 1950’s.

Burgess and Tedesco Funeral Home Inc. are in charge of arrangements. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Earlville Cemetery in Earlville, New York.