Louise (Wheeler) Screws Morgan, age 88, died Thursday January 16, 2020 at Memorial Health Center in Savannah after a long battle with myelofibrosis. The Treutlen County native had lived in Statesboro most of her life. She was a longtime member of Statesboro First Baptist Church and enjoyed attending and decorating her Camilla Boyd Sunday School Classroom. Louise has worked for the Brannen Tobacco Warehouse, Bulloch County Tax Commissioner with Winfield Lee and retired after many years with Georgia Southern University as the Housing Coordinator. She then began working as a wallpaper hanger and interior decorator while also maintaining her rental properties.
She loved Blue Grass music and traveled with her husband and friends to Blue Grass Festivals. Her favorite trip was driving with her husband on their month-long trip around Alaska and down through the mid-west back home to Georgia. She has enjoyed through the years being part of Wanderers Camping Club, Cherokee Rose Garden Club, Shooting Stars Square Dancers and her sewing club. She enjoyed cooking and entertaining her many friends at her beloved home. She was passionate about her flower gardens. Louise was benevolent and demonstrated compassion for all including birds and animals.
Louise was preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Pearle Screws; their two sons, Timothy Wayne and David Brett Screws; her second husband Troy Morgan; her mother and father, Laura and John Wheeler; step-mother, Willie Wheeler; sisters, Eloise Wheeler, Geneva Wheeler and Velma Ree (Wheeler) Hutchins; grandsons, Clayton Screws, Marcus Hodges, Daniel Hodges.
Surviving are two sons, Brett Screws and Duane Screws (Bonnie) of Statesboro; one daughter, Donna Harville (Tommy) of Statesboro; her sister, Annie Lee Hall of McDonough; seven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Sunday January 19, 2020 from 1:00 until the hour of the service at 3:00 p.m. at Deal Funeral Directors.
Funeral services will be held Sunday January 19, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Deal Funeral Directors with Rev. Ricky Allen officiating.
Burial will follow the service at Eastside Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Adam Harville, David Harville, Mason Hodges, Cody Hodges, and David Lewis.
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