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Dorothy Nell Morgan 1932 - 2021
Dorothy Nell Morgan  1932 - 2021
Dorothy Nell Morgan 1932 - 2021

Dorothy Nell Morgan, 89, passed away Dec. 3, 2021, at University Of Kansas Health System - Great Bend Campus, Great Bend.  She was born August 22, 1932, in Ballinger, Texas, to Buna Doc and Jessie (Yarnell) Camp.  Dorothy married Burl Dean Ford May 2, 1951, in Ballinger, Texas.  He passed away April 23, 1976.  She then married Alton Lee Morgan.

Dorothy, a resident of Great Bend since 1999 coming from Clovis, N.M.,, was a long time dedicated employee of Walmart.  She was of the Baptist faith, an avid KU and Dallas Cowboys fan and enjoyed crocheting and woodcrafts. 

Survivors include: two sons, Curtis Ford, Sr. of Great Bend and Kevin Ford of Ruidoso, N.M.; a daughter, Denise King and significant other Steve Fricks of Great Bend; 10 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; sister, Gail Porter of Lubbock, Texas; and former son-in-law Eddie King of Great Bend.

She was preceded in death by husbands, Burl Dean Ford and Alton Lee Morgan; two sons, John Ford and David Ford; and a brother, Buddy Doc Camp.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021, at Bryant Funeral Home, with Pastor Larry Schumacher presiding.  Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Great Bend.  Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021, with the family receiving friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., all at Bryant Funeral Home.  Memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend KS 67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Dec. 5, 2021