Stella “Bett” Wells Morgan

Published 2:36 pm Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Stella “Bett” Wells Morgan, 93, of Groves, Texas passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Port Arthur.

Stella was born January 4, 1924 in Port Arthur, Texas to Claude E. Wells and Grace Holcomb Wells. Stella was a lifelong area resident of Groves. She was a current member of Grace Church of the Nazarene and a former member of First Church of the Nazarene.

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She was employed by Texaco for 23 years in the cashier’s office. After her retirement from Texaco, Miss Stella was the first Director of Christian Day Care Center at First Church of the Nazarene in Port Arthur, TX for 18 years.

Stella’s hobbies included gardening, cross stitching, and watching the Tug Boats on the canal. She enjoyed going to McDonald’s for coffee and caring for her cat Smokie. Since her father was a KCS engineer, she was a big fan of the KCS railroad. She enjoyed getting waffles at the Waffle House.

Stella was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Delbert Morgan, as well as her sister, Billie Laprarie.

Survivors include her sons, Danny Morgan and wife Rebel of Frisco, TX, Dean Morgan and wife Rebecca of Lufkin, TX; grandchildren, Cody Morgan, Landri Morgan, and Piper Morgan; niece, Kay Huntsman; nephews, Mike Laprarie, Tim Morgan, and Mike Morgan.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 2, 2017 at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves with Pastor Maxine Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

A visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday evening, June 1, 2017 from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to: Grace Church of the Nazarene, 4601 Rice Farm Road, Port Arthur, Texas 77642