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Cross Memorial Baptist Church
Friday September 2nd, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Cross Memorial Baptist Church
Friday September 2nd, 2022

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Cross Memorial Park
Friday September 2nd, 2022

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Jimmy Clarence Morris

Jimmy Clarence Morris, 85, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at CarePartners Hospice Solace Center.


A native of Old Fort, Jimmy was born December 26, 1936 to the late Arthur Clarence Morris and Lugene Lavender Morris. His sister, Vena Faye Clark, also precedes him in death.


Jimmy worked with Metropolitan Life for many years. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserve for 8 years. A member of Cross Memorial Baptist Church, he served as deacon and trustee. He had a passion and true talent for singing which he often loved to do. He enjoyed fishing and joking around with family and friends. Jimmy will be remembered for his love for God, his wife, his family, and his church.


He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jeanette Morris; three sons, Jimmy Morris (Patty), Phillip Morris (Karen), and Andrew Morris (Michelle); seven grandchildren, Mandy Gilliland (Thomas), Leah Morris, Erica Morris, Joshua Morris, Andy Morris, Matthew Morris, and Benjamin Morris; and two great grandchildren, Catherine and Max Gilliland.


A celebration of life will be held on Friday, September 02, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. at Cross Memorial Baptist Church with Revs. Ryan Bennett and Roger Hensley officiating. Burial will follow in Cross Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m.

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A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Morris

Sedeana Laughter Clayton Sep 10 2022 6:29 AM

Jeanetta, We just learned of Jimmy’s passing and are so very sorry. Our sympathies go to you and your family. He was a bright light at the family gatherings through the years. He surely loved singing and had a gift. Our hearts go out to you at this very difficult time. May you feel His grace and love. Love to each of you, Steve and Pat

Patricia McCauley Sep 4 2022 8:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Morris

Kim Smith Epley, Loretta Smith Sep 3 2022 2:24 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Morris

Kim Smith Epley Sep 3 2022 2:20 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Morris

Lloyd and Keva Lovik Sep 3 2022 10:51 AM

Jeanetta and boys, so sorry for Jim's passing. I know you will miss him but know that he is no longer in pain. We love all of you.

Dean & Pat Kelly Sep 2 2022 3:02 PM

Jeanette we are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing. He was a wonderful person and I know you and your family will miss him greatly. God be with you all.

Bill and Judy Anderson Sep 2 2022 2:38 PM

Jeanette and Family,
We are so sorry to hear about Jim’s passing . We were privileged to know him. .He will be missed. May God comfort you and your family during this time. You are in our prayers and thoughts.. We love you.

Everett and Cathy Davis Sep 2 2022 10:37 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Morris

Ray and Penny Hemphill Sep 1 2022 10:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Jimmy Morris

Jeanette Hensley Sep 1 2022 6:47 PM

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