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Jerry T. Morris

Jerry T. Morris 81 of Wapella, IL passed away 2:47 A.M.. July 31, 2020 at his family residence, Wapella, IL.


Graveside Services will be 10 AM Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Long Point Cemetery, Wapella, IL with Scott Marsh officiating. Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.


Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.


Jerry was born April 27, 1939 in Wapella, IL the son of Proctor and Blanche (Cox) Morris. He married Barbara H. Yardeen December 23, 1961 in Clinton, IL. She passed away March 19, 2017.


Survivors include his children, Jerry Dean Morris, Wapella, IL; Roy Neal (Becky) Morris, Clinton, IL; Mary Kay (Nick) Godby, Clinton, IL; Nicholas (Cherish) Morris, Jackson, TN; 4 grandchildren, Max; Amanda; Shayna; and Shelby, siblings, Juanita Stephenson Grayson, Georgia; Mary Holland, Hallsville, IL; and Carolee Chapman, Clinton, IL.


Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Kenneth Bill Morris; Robert “Ham” Morris; Jack Morris; Colleen Carl; Deloris Duncan, and infant sister, Doris Morris.


Jerry loved spending time with his family, especially driving his grandchildren around on the lawnmower.

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