Barbi Morgan: spontaneous, fun, exciting, strong, caring, bigger than life


Barbara E. “Barbi” Morgan, 57, of Rockton, IL, was a loving and doting mother and grandmother ("Gigi"). She enjoyed traveling and tending to her flowers, concerts, specialty festivals, roller skating in teen years, being with her dogs, family and friends, always hosting events, and of course her favorite hobby - shopping! 

Barbi passed away suddenly, Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Swedish American Hospital surrounded by her loving family. They say, "Barbi had a very spontaneous, fun, exciting, strong extravagant personality, always living life to the fullest... a caring, bigger than life personality and the sparkle she left will be missed."

Barbi was born July 29, 1965 in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Lynn Smith and Ellen (Carlson) Smith. She married Hywel Morgan on March 12, 1999 in Rockford.  She was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Loves Park for many years.

Barbi is survived by her husband, Hywel; children, Zach (Brianna Bognar) Hull, Paige Hull and Bryn Morgan; grandson Kane; mother, Ellen Smith; brother-in-law, Rick Story; mother and father-in-law, Annette and Teg Morgan; sister-in-law, Janette (John) Moore; nieces, Lainey and Laura; nephew, Alex as well as numerous extended family members. She was preceded in death by her father Lynn and her sister Lynette Story.

A memorial visitation will be held at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Rd, Machesney Park, from 9 -10 a.m., Saturday, August 13, 2022 before the memorial service begins at 10 a.m. 

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