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“I'm so very sorry to all all of the family to hear of this very sweet woman who has gained her angel wings. She was so good to me & everyone else who...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Kayla Lynn - Hammond, LA

“Landry I'm so sorry for the loss of your mom. I'm so glad I got the chance to know and care for her at LM. Not only was she my patient she was also...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Peaches Carr - Hammond, LA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you. Katy was one of my Admit Clerks when I was Admit Supervisor at Seventh Ward Hospital; now North Oaks Medical....Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Ruby LeTard - Hammond, LA

“Dear Landy, we are praying for you during this time of sorrow. We love you. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Gordon & Cheryl Boswell - Hammond, LA

“Rest easy Maw Maw Katie. You are a staple in the memories of my childhood;which was spent at your house on 4th St for the most part. Lol. I know Jess...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Whitney Cummings - Denham Springs, LA

“Landy, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know how much your mother meant to you. Prayers for you and your family at this difficult time.Sincerely...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Cleland - Covington, LA

“Keeping all of your family in my prayers at this time of sorrow. May God comfort all of you at this time of trial. ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Angela Broyard - Gonzales, LA

“So very sorry for the loss of Mrs. Katy. She was a strong woman that dearly loved her family and deserves to be in Heaven. God Bless you Family. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Gary Stanga - Ponchatoula, LA

Katy Merle Walker Morgan slipped quietly into the arms of our Heavenly Father on Sunday, July 07, 2019. She left this world surrounded by her family at the age of 78.

Katy was born to the late Landy C. and Lillie Kennedy Walker of Philipp, Mississippi on May 25, 1941. Katy is a graduate of the West Tallahatchie High School class of 1959 in Webb, Mississippi where she excelled as a star basketball player and athlete. After high school, Katy attended Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Morgan, daughter, Ruth Morgan, brothers, Lofton and Bob Walker and sister, Jackie Faye Walker Kyle.

Katy is survived by her daughters, Phyllis Morgan Smith, Lori Morgan, Wanda Morgan Lennon and husband Mike; sons, Jerry Morgan and wife Carmen, Landy Morgan and partner Marco Lemus, and Stephen Morgan; sisters, Maxine Malier and Lynda Steed; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Katy was a resident of Hammond, Louisiana and will be remembered for her unshakeable faith in God, her infectious laughter, witty sense of humor, and her fierce love for her children and grandchildren.

Visitation for family and friends will be Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm, at Harry McKneely and Son Funeral Home, 2000 N. Morrison Blvd, Hammond, Louisiana, 70401. A Graveside Service, officiated by Reverend Linnie Maples, will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville, Mississippi.

Interment will follow at Lehrton Cemetery in Ruleville, Mississippi.

Should friends desire, contributions may be made to The Richard Murphy Hospice House.

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