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Emerald Lonnell Morris, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1931
Death: Apr. 8, 1978

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Emerald L. Morris at Pearl Harbor on USS Elkhorn. Returning to Pearl Harbor, T.H., aboard the gasoline tanker USS Elkhorn is Emerald L. Morris, radioman seaman, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew B. Morris of Route 3, Rockdale. Morris entered the Naval service Oct. 10, 1950 and received his recruit training at the Naval Training Center, San Diego, Calif. Before his entry into the Navy, he was graduated from Rockdale High School and was employed by the American General Life Insurance Co. The Elkhorn has been serving in the Far East for the past six months. From Aug. to Nov. she served with units of the UN Fleet in Korean waters. And from Nov. to the latter part of Jan. she has been operating from Guam, Marianas Islands. Rockdale Reporter, March 13, 1952
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Emerald Lonnell Morris, Sr., passed away April 8, 1978. Member Houston Police Officers Association, Cy-Fair F.F.A. Booster Club, Houston Livestock Show Association, Texas Angus Association, and received the Honorary Lone Star Farmers Degree. Survivors: wife, Kathryn Morris; mother, Mrs. Annie Morris of Houston; daughter, Janice Sue Morris of Houston; sons, Emerald L. Morris Jr. and John T. Morris of Houston; sister, Dianna May of Dickinson; brothers, Oliver W. Morris of Irving, and Curtis E. Morris of Houston; number of nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Funeral services Tuesday, April 11, Heights Funeral Chapel, Houston. Police Chaplain, H.L. Hannah officiating. Interment Resthaven Cemetery. Pallbearers: J.W. Brown, L. Brandt, J.D. Jarboe, C.V. Thompson, Sgt. O.L. Glover, C.M. Pietch, H.E. Massey and Lt. K.W. Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be all Houston Police Officers. In lieu of flowers, family requested donations be made to the American Cancer Society. This news clipping does not show the name of the newspaper.
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Burial:
Earthman Resthaven Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: May 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70181227
Emerald Lonnell Morris, Sr
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In memory of a member of the RHS Class of 1949 in Rockdale, Milam County, Texas
- BeNotForgot
 Added: May. 21, 2011
 
 
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