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Dragon Run Steering Committee Memorial

Edward Lee Hall - Chairman of the Dragon Run Steering Committee 1999-2002

KING AND QUEEN - Edward Lee Hall, age 61, of King and Queen, Va., died Friday, March 1, 2002, at his home.

His mother, Adelaide L. Hall, preceded him in death. Mr. Hall was a King and Queen County Supervisor for the Shanghai District and an art teacher at the Coventry Elementary School in York County. He was a deacon of New Hope Memorial Baptist Church and a member of the King and Queen Ruritans, Dragon Run Steering Committee.

Mr. Hall is survived by his wife, Sandra H. Hall; a daughter and her husband, Susan H. and Keith W. Haden; two sons, Charles L. and his wife, Melissa A. Hall, and Timothy E. Hall. Grandchildren are Lacey E. Haden, Russell L., Chelsea L. and Joseph T. Hall. He is also survived by his father, Russell L. Hall, and stepmother, Mildred N. Hall; two stepsisters, Martha Ray Hare and Nancy S. Johnson; a stepbrother, Bill South; two aunts, Lillian Montgomary and Lula Miller.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at the New Hope Memorial Baptist Church, Shacklefords, Va., with internment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at Vincent Funeral Home, West Point.

Memorials can be sent to New Hope Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, HC 74 Box 1695, Shacklefords, 23156, or to the American Cancer Society, HC 2 Box 576, Shacklefords, VA 23156-9732.

Published in the Daily Press on 3/2/2002.


James Vincent "Jimmy" Morgan - Charter Member of Friends of Dragon Run and a member of the Dragon Run Steering Committee

VIRGINIA ACTS OF ASSEMBLY - CHAPTER

An Act to designate the twin bridges on U.S. Route 17 over Dragon Run at the Gloucester/Middlesex County boundary the "James Vincent Morgan Bridges."

[H 614] Approved

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. 1. The twin bridges on U.S. Route 17 over Dragon Run at the Gloucester/Middlesex County boundary are hereby designated the "James Vincent Morgan Bridges." The Department of Transportation shall place and maintain appropriate markers indicating this designation. This designation shall not affect any other designation heretofore or hereafter applied to these bridges.

The bridges were dedicated on September 7, 2002 in Saluda, Virginia. James Vincent Morgan was a longtime Gloucester pharmacist who spend much of his life promoting the preservation and protection of the Dragon Run. Deeply involved in the Boy Scouts, he spent many days navigating the obstacles of the Dragon Run by canoe. He was honored with several conservation awards for his efforts. In the 1980's, Morgan and others organized the Friends of Dragon Run that is dedicated to the preservation, protection and stewardship of the Dragon Run. Today, the organization is a strong community watershed organization that owns several hundred acres of land and easements throughout the Dragon Run. He also served as a member of the Dragon Run Steering Committee.

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