|Birth: ||Nov. 25, 1915|
|Death: ||May 15, 2003|
Dr. Emanuel J. Morris, 87, of St. Augustine, died May 15, 2003, at Flagler Hospital. He was born in High Point, N.C., and pastored churches in Virginia and Florida for many years before retiring to St. Augustine in 1987. He was a graduate of Baptist Bible College in Ft. Worth, Texas, received his doctor of divinity from Heritage College in Orlando, and was one of the founders of Piedmont Bible College in Winston Salem, N.C. He served as a missionary in Cuba in 1941 and 1942. Dr. Morris was the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Jacksonville for 30 years. His Sunday morning service and a daily radio ministry program was broadcast on the radio for 25 years. He served as head of the ministerial association in Jacksonville. He retired from his last interim pastorate in 1995 at the age of 80.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 19, 2003 at Anastasia Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Moore, pastor officiaing. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Monday at the church and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday May 18, at Kotrady-Hudgins-Croyle Funeral Home. Flowers are gratefully accepted or donations may be made in his memory to Anastasia Baptist Church Building Fund, 1630 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Charlotte Morris, St. Augustine; daughters, Sunny Mehaffey, Silver Springs, Candy McCoy, Canton, N.C.; one son, Emanuel J. Morris, Jr., Atlanta, Ga.; sisters, Helen Kellis, Asheville, N.C., Marie Garry, New Smyrna and Betty Purvis, Jacksonville Beach; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
In charge: Kotrady-Hudgins-Croyle Funeral Home.
Charlotte J. Morris (1931 - 2004)*
Note: SSDI says last residence: Pierson, Volusia, Florida
Craig Memorial Park
St. Johns County
Created by: Larry
Record added: Sep 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41477904
I know where you went, so I'm not sad. But I was terribly disappointed to not hear of your passing until long after. I will never forget you Brother Morris. You never knew it, but you were a MAJOR influence in my life!|
Added: Aug. 20, 2010