Morgan Avery

Our sweet Morgan Avery lived a brief yet exceptional life. July 12-October 9, 2014.

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Born 7/12/14

Morgan Avery Smith was born at 3:35am on July 12, 2014. She weighed 8 lbs 10 oz. It was only a few hours after her birth we found out she had a Congenital Heart Defect, Truncus Arteriosis.

Surgery 7/16/14

Morgan underwent open heart surgery to correct her heart defect. It was a great success! The surgeon said it went "perfect".

Discharged 7/26/14

Morgan was discharged just 10 days post-op and was thriving at home for over two months. Her days were filled with love and joy. She was adored by everyone who met her (especially her brother and sisters).

Went home to Jesus 10/9/14

Morgan passed away from sudden cardiac arrest at 3:35 am, Thursday, October 9, 2014. Her time of death was called at 3:35 am, but she truly passed in her mother\'s arms at home around 2:30 am. She will be forever missed and loved by all who knew her.

The beautiful story of Morgan...

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Life should not be measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away..."