Ellen Miller Bonslagel Morgan

Ellen Miller Bonslagel Morgan


It is with deep sadness that the family of Ellen Miller Bonslagel Morgan announces her death on November 30, 2023. 

Born in Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi, on September 23, 1924, Ellen was a resident of Jackson for the majority of her life and in the past 10 years, St. Catherine’s Village in Madison. 

She was predeceased by her parents, Charles Hooker Miller and Susie Belle Wade Miller. Both Miller and Wade families were pioneer settler families of Copiah County. 

She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Roscoe Bonslagel; second husband, John W. Morgan; four sisters, Elizabeth Miller Brown, Jane Miller Hight, Susan Miller Dominick and Sarah Frances Miller Huff; one brother, Charles Hooker Miller, Jr. 

She was fortunate to have had many devoted nieces and nephews, Sarah Brown Wheless, Barbara Brown Savage, Jack Dominick, Jr., John Newton Huff, Charles Hooker Miller III, Kim Miller Purvis (Dave), Phillip Blake Miller, John Clayton Miller and Glen Wade Miller. 

After the death of Rock Bonslagel in 1978, she began working in real estate and later married John W. Morgan, CPA in Jackson with whom she traveled extensively. She was  an active member of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Jackson, very involved in her church life and a dedicated volunteer at the Mississippi Baptist Hospital and the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson. 

Funeral services were  held on December 4 starting at Parkway Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. Catherine’s Foundation, 200 Dominican Drive, Madison, MS 39110, or French Camp, One Fine Place, French Camp, MS 39745.

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