Gladys Veit Morgan, age 91, passed away on 05 March 2018. She was born on June 14th 1926 to Fred and Magdalen Veit in Shiner, TX, and was the fifth of fourteen children. She was raised in Shiner, TX, where she attended the elementary school making it to the 5th grade before taking on more responsibilities at home and the farm. The family moved to Corpus Christi where she volunteered as a Candy Striper at the Hospital. She served her country during World War II as a DOD civil service worker at the Corpus Christ Naval Air Station, she was especially proud of her participation in assembling of primary flight training aircraft such as the SNJ and N3N.
While serving her country she met and married her husband of 58 years on April 06, 1945. The bulk of her career was selling furniture at the major furniture stores of Corpus Christi. She was a very loving and caring lady and was loved by everyone she ever interacted with. She was a loving daughter, wife and mother. She will always be remembered for how she welcomed everyone into her life as if they were family and her absolute devotion to family. She had a green thumb and loved growing beautiful plants.
Gladys Morgan is preceded in death by: her loving husband Whittle Morgan, her daughter Barbara Massey, son-in-law Gary Massey, her grandson Blu Stinson and granddaughter Maggie Mills. Also, preceded by; her sisters Lillian Shaffer and Benita Kosarek and brothers, Freddie Veit, Victor, Johnny, Max, and Daniel.
Gladys is survived by: Dave & Desire Morgan and family, Don Morgan and family, Carol & Robert Mills and family, Glen Morgan and family, and Larry Morgan. She is also survived by eleven grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild. Her surviving brothers are Jerry and Henry and surviving sisters are Frieda Malik, Doris Shoulders, Mary Ann Malik, and Susan Tracy.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 9:00 PM on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 PM that same evening. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10:00 AM on Monday, March 12, 2018 at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, follow by a procession to Seaside Memorial Park for Graveside Service at 11:30 AM. A reception will be held at Most Precious Blood Social Hall.