Morgan Brooke Anderson, 11, of Festus died Sept. 14, 2019, at Children’s Hospital in St. Louis. Morgan was a sixth-grade student at Festus Intermediate School and a member of American Heritage Girls troop MO3110. Born July 24, 2008, in Crystal City, she was the daughter of Amanda (Smith) and Trevor Anderson of Festus.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by a brother: Trey Anderson; her grandparents: Denise Smith of Herculaneum and Marsha and Tom Anderson of Festus; her great-grandparents: Donna K. (the late Chester E.) Longley of Festus and Barbara (the late Jerry) Miller of Carthage; an aunt: Alyssa (Jerad) Alberts of Alton, Ill.; two uncles: Tom (Tina) Anderson of Oakville and Todd (Maranda) Anderson of Hermann; and numerous cousins, great-aunts, great-uncles and friends.
Visitation is scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at Vinyard Funeral Home, 616 W. Main St., in Festus. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at the funeral home, officiated by the Rev. Eugene Longley. Burial is in Peaceful Ridge Cemetery in De Soto. Memorials may be made to the American Heritage Girls troop MO3110 for the Cocoa for Christ program at http://cocoaforchrist.org/. Arrangements are under the direction of Vinyard Funeral Home.