Suzon Morgan, club member, volunteer

January 15, 2013

Suzon Morgan, 93, who played tennis at two McLean clubs and did volunteer inmate counseling through the Offender Aid and Restoration organization, died Jan. 3 at Avalon House assisted living home in McLean. She had dementia and complications from a fall.

A son-in-law, Scott Wyerman, confirmed the death.

Mrs. Morgan was a French native and Air Force wife who settled in the Washington area in 1970. She was a McLean resident and a member of the Tuckahoe Recreation Club and McLean Racquet and Health Club. She received awards in tennis competitions in Virginia and Pennsylvania, including championships in tournaments sponsored by the Virginia Golden Olympics.

For many years, she served as a French tutor for adults and younger students in the area.

Suzon Marguerite Simian was born in Nice, and she helped her family start a Salvation Army in southern France. During the war, she immigrated with her mother to the United States and settled in Norfolk.

Her first marriage, to Joseph Weatherly, ended in divorce. In 1959, she married John D. Morgan, who retired from the Air Force at the rank of colonel.

Besides her husband, of McLean, survivors include a son from her first marriage, Georges L. Weatherly of Tallahassee; two children from her second marriage, Paul-Andre Morgan of New York City and Jacqueline Morgan of Falls Church; a sister, Jacqueline Jones of Olney; and seven grandchildren.

Jacques-Rene Morgan,a son from her first marriage who was adopted by her second husband, died in November. He co-founded Idle Time Books in Washington.

— Adam Bernstein

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