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Julia Jean Morlan

Sunday, April 15, 2012

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Julia Jean Morlan, 71, Carbon, passed away at Union Hospital April 13, 2012, after a brief illness.

She was born in Greencastle May 28, 1940, the daughter of Dallas and Leaettia (McMurray) King, and graduated from Brazil High School.

Julia had worked as a cook for several area nursing homes as well as Bridgeton School.

She also worked at Pages Deli and Cord Factory in Brazil.

Julia enjoyed the annual Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, where she spent the week selling crafts.

Another enjoyment of her life was as a volunteer at the Clay County Community Theatre, where she worked in the kitchen.

She married Clarence Morlan Jan. 2, 1987. Together, they enjoyed gardening and canning, mushroom hunting and shopping at flea markets. Julia was also accomplished at woodworking, wood crafts and scrapbooking.

She was preceded in death by her parents Dallas and Leaettia King, brothers Dallas King Jr., and Tommy King, and sister Jody Wallace.

She is survived by her husband Clarence Morlan, sons Richard Alan Amers (Sherri) and Michael Lee Amers (Sandy), grandchildren Ricky Amers, Sammi Amers, Hope Noble, and Kyle Thomas, great-grandchildren Nick Lamon and Lindsey Noble, sisters Sandy Lee and Marcia McMahon, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Services will be at French Funeral Home, Brazil, April 17, 2012, at 7 p.m., with visitation from 5 p.m., until time of services.

At her request, cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, PO Box 6069, Dept. 95, Indianapolis, Ind., 46206. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.