Helen Maness Morgan, 80,  passed away Sunday, May 17, 2020, peacefully, at her home.  


Graveside Service will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, May 23, 2020 at High Falls Christian Church Cemetery, with Pastor Chris Wilson and Pastor Ben Hurley officiating.  The body will lie in state from 3:00 to 7:00 PM on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Kennedy Funeral Home.  Due to COVID 19 no family visitation is planned.  The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, Cheryl Rush.  If you would like, please bring a chair for your use at the graveside service.


Helen was a native of Moore County. She worked in textiles and also at the Little Village Restaurant.   She loved the Lord and her church family.  Her family was always her life and time spent with her grandchildren was most important.  Helen enjoyed crossword puzzles, drawing and playing bingo. The beach was a place that she enjoyed and she loved going there with 3 special lady friends, Crystal McFadden, LuAnn Kidd and Judy Hickman. Helen was a daughter of the late Racy and Beulah Kennedy Maness and was preceded in death by sons: Billy Surrency, Kenny Surency;  brothers: Roy Lee Maness, Lester Maness; granddaughter: Amber Rush.  


Helen is survived by daughters: Cheryl Rush and husband Mickey, Lynn Shockley and  J.J., Kim Stuart and husband Travis,; sons: Danny Shockley, Ronnie Morgan and wife Erica, Daniel Morgan and wife Julie; 12 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren;  sisters: Hilda Maness and husband Gene, Lucy Ritter and husband Russell; brothers: Billy John Manes, Racy Maness, Jr. and wife Penny; many nieces, nephews and friends.


Memorials may be made to: High Falls Christian Church, P O Box 62, High Falls, NC 27259.


Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Morgan Family.


Online condolences may be made at www.pinesfunerals.com

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  1. My deepest sympathies to the family of my friend “Lady Tree Climber “. We had a lot of good times together that will never be forgotten. “Lady River Rat”

    • So sorry for y’all’s loss this is so hard for me 😢 and I know it’s harder for y’all, prayers for all you Lynn, Cheryl and Kim and Andrew my son and Audrey my daughter prayers for the family love y’all

  2. Miss Hellen you will be missed. You was a great lady and a great person. God has welcome another child home. Rest high on the mountain until we meet again in heaven

  3. May she be at peace and rest she lived a life with nothing but love for everyone she come in contact with full of jokes and life she had a big heart and was full life and love and will be missed by all who knew her please give my grandpa and grandma a hug for me n watch over us and protect us all heaven sure shines brighter now that u r home I pray the angels welcome u home and may u lay on a cloud and live a life in heaven that most of us could only dream us u sure are going be missed so much here on Earth love u Helen ❤️💞

  4. So sorry for your loss. Helen was a wonderful lady and a special friend of my mom, Ann Watson. May family and friends find comfort knowing Helen is in the presence of our Lord and Savior.

  5. I will always love you and remember the special place in my heart just for you! May you rest in peace! Fly high Angel ❤️

  6. To all the family, we are so sorry for your loss. Helen was such a bright soul, always had a smile on her face, she was such a strong spirit. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers!


  8. Thinking of all of you during this time. Helen was a sweet lady and she will be missed dearly. Love and Prayers to the family!

  9. Thinking of all of you during this time. Helen was a sweet lady and I know she will be missed dearly. Love and Prayers to all of the family.

  10. I’m so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers go out to Lynn and the rest of the family. Your sweet mom will be missed by many!

  11. My Dear Sweet Aunt Helen how i loved you so much..You were one sweet lady and had a ❤ of gold..You will always be in my ❤ and i promise I’ll never ever forget you..May you forever rest in paradise until we meet again..I love you aunt Helen forever

  12. So sorry to hear of Helens passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time. Annette Britt Caldwell and family

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