MOUNT CARMEL — Loretta Wells Morgan, 62, of Mount Carmel, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, at her residence.

She was born Nov, 15, 1956, in Sumner, Illinois, the daughter of John W. and Roberta (Houghlan) Schultz. She married Jeff Morgan and he survives.

Loretta worked in the floral industry designing beautiful flower arrangements. Most recently she was employed at Uniquely Michaels in Princeton, formerly known as Karen’s Flowers and Gifts and was a friendly face when delivering flowers and gifts to the public. She loved fishing, camping and cooking outdoors. She had a huge heart and greatly enjoyed helping others. Her children and grandchildren meant the world to her and held a very special place in her heart. Loretta will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Loretta will be remembered by her husband, Jeff; sons, Joseph (Kayla) Wells, Dustin Wells; daughters, Christy (Jason) Earl, Beth (Bryce) Fornshell; twelve grandchildren, Alexis and Kynlee Wells, Katie, Tyler, Ethan Dylan and Emma Wells, Izabell, James and Emily Earl, Conrad and Carson Fornshell; brother, James (Sue) Schultz; sister, Vickie Creswell; and several nieces and nephews.

Loretta was preceded in death by her parents.

Family and friends are invited to gather for a visitation from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in the Chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in the chapel of Keepes Funeral Home.

Keepes Funeral Home is serving the family with the arrangements. To view Loretta’s tribute wall, purchase flowers and leave condolences for the Morgan family, please visit

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