It is with most sincere sympathy that we formally announce the passing of, Ms. Olivia Irene Morman who transitioned from this life on Saturday October 1, 2022
Olivia Irene Morman, the first child of the late Deacon James Morman and the late Sister Narcissus Fuller Morman, was born on November 18, 1946, in Mitchell County, Georgia. Olivia confessed her belief in Christ at an early age and joined the Saint James Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Reverend Jake Edwards. During these
years, she consistently demonstrated the strong Christian beliefs that were instilled in her as she traveled many days to Camp John Hope with her godmother, the late Ollie Bradley. Cousin Ollie,as she called her, carried her all over the state to participate in many church activities, doing what she loved, and speaking to others as God spoke. She was preceded to the land of peace by her parents, two great-nephews, and a host of other family members and friends.
Years of Educational Enlightenment...
Camilla Consolidate School
Albany State College
Commitment and Dedication to Service...
Olivia Irene was known as a Phenomenal Woman, who dedicated her life to serving her family, church, friends, community, and her alma mater, Albany State University. She was a loyal servant, a Christian woman, and a humanitarian who tried to bring inspiration to all with whom she came in contact. Her life was highlighted by studying and acquiring
knowledge and then sharing her wisdom with others to help them along the way. She loved her church and worked tirelessly as a member until her health failed. She was a member of the Senior Choir, and she was instrumental in writing different programs for events at the church. She had a distinguished way of walking in for most choir anniversaries, allowing her to
serve with dedication. Olivia, often called “Liv; by her colleagues, was employed with Brooks County Board of Education and Lowndes County Board of Education as an educator in the 1970s. Later, she returned to the Good Life City, as Albany is called, and began her work at the Albany Urban League. After several years of service with the Urban League, Olivia
worked until retirement at the Unsinkable; Albany State College (University) as the Director of Veteran Affairs; Assistant Registrar. Her veteran counseling at ASU was the highlight of her career, as she served in that capacity with much honor, and integrity. She was a member of various organizations. Of them all, the most near and dear to heart was the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, and the Professional Women’s Club of Mitchell County. Her elegance and inspiration brought love to all who graced her presence.
Riding the Sea to Tranquility...
Through the years, Olivia’s journey of love, dedication, hard work, and speaking, she showered her family and friends with her unconditional love. She was loved and respected by all she encountered. She was proud to see the showering of her labor manifested in the lives of others. After building a legacy that will last beyond Olivia’s earthly assignment, Olivia Irene Morman received her ultimate reward, eternity with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, when she transitioned from this side of the grave. She peacefully took her Lord and Savior’s hand at
12:17 PM on October 1, 2022, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia. During her transition to her heavenly home where she noted that she
saw the Pearly Gates, Olivia’s last words were similar to those that Paul writings in Philippians 3:13-14; Olivia told her niece, her namesake, I have lived a good
life. I have not achieved it all, but I will continue to hold on to my faith and press on to reach the end of the race and receive my heavenly prize because I am a
Love for Family...
Olivia Irene Morman leaves a legacy of joyful memories to her dedicated siblings, Annette and James Cullen, Sr; an affectionate sister-in-law, Verna; a
devoted caregiver and nephew, Dexter Dwayne; five other compassionate nieces and nephew, Olivia Dionne, Wyattat (Xavier), Cullena, Temika (Kenneth),
and James Jr. (Kisa); ten loyal great-nieces and nephews, Narkia (Charlie), Jaborian, Akerian, Kentravious, Dexter Alek, Jameia, Kestrel, Madison, Gavin,
and Raleigh; four loving great-great-nephews, Eli, Ethan, E’lik and Maceon; two who played the role of her niece, Kalisha and Kamryn; two caring aunts,
Dorothy and Vernice; and a host of other relatives and friends.
“I have fought a good fight. I have finished the race. I have kept the faith.