Born Florence Alice Morgan April 20,1945 to parents Claudia “Stella” Estelle and Morris William Morgan in Astoria Oregon. They lived on Lewis and Clark Road in Astoria. Later moving to Eugene Oregon on Barger drive. She Graduated Willamette High school in 1963. She worked in Hotels as a Maid and a waitress. But her defining Jobs were about 10 years of pulling green chain then later working as a Beekeeper for 30 plus years. She was admired for her work ethic and was a valued community leader.
In May1968 she married her first husband Howard Gose, of which she shared a Daughter Sarah Shea And adopted daughter Roberta. In 1975 her divorce was finalized and she remarried the “neighbor man” Don E. Ames December 21,1975 Bringing His 4 living children Patricia Anne Ames, Donald E. Ames Jr, William Aaron Ames and Cameron Mitchel Ames. Together they had Laura Ester Ames-Boyde and Lillian Estelle Ames. Then later adopted Autumn Engh.
She is preceded in death by Her parents Morris and Stella Morgan, Brothers Teddy Morgan and Kerry Morgan, Sister Twylla Morgan, Son William Ames. She is survived by Her siblings James Morgan, Charles Morgan, Ray Morgan and Mary Morgan. Her children Patricia Ames, Don Ames Jr, Cameron Ames, Sarah Shea, Laura Ames-Boyde, Lillian Ames, Roberta, and Autumn Engh.
Son-in-laws Chris Shea, Jake Scofield, Mike Boyde and Chris Engh.
Daughter-in -Law Jackie Ames.
Grand children Christopher Shea JR, Caroline Shea, Erin Ames, Hannah Ames, Michael Ames, Kirstin Purtell, Amy Washburn, Matthew Washburn, Sarah Miranda, Shawn, Nick, Nate and Jake.
12 great grandchildren.
Special support from friends Bev, Willie and Cheryl and many others from church was appreciated.