Lloyd Hodges Morrell was born in 1920 in Colorado, son of Samuel Murphy Morrell and Hattie Mae Hodges.

He was killed during a training exercise when his aircraft crashed at Herbert Smartt Field, Macon, GA. He is buried in Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN.

Flight Officer
Air Corps

The Johnson City Chronicle, April 8, 1943
The body of Lloyd Hodges Morrell, 22 year-old flight officer, who was killed in an air accident about 7 o’clock Monday night at Herbert Smart Airport, Macon, Ga., is expected to arrive in johnson City sometime tonight. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam M. Morrell of 401 Allen avenue, Elizabethton. No details of the accident were given in a wire the young man’s parents received Tuesday: Morrell had been in the air service two years. Survivors are the parents, one sister, Mrs. Harold Archer of Jonesboro; two brothers, Ralph Rolland Morrell of Fort Storie, Va., and Joseph Franklin “Joe” Morrell of Elizabethton.

  • Rank: Flight Officer
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 April 1921
  • Date of death: 5 April 1943
  • County: Carter
  • Hometown: Elizabethton
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Happy Valley Memorial Park, Elizabethton, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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