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Walter Glenn Morris
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1924
Hampton
Henry County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 2012
Decatur
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

Mr. Walter Glenn Morris age 88, of Griffin passed away Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Veteran's Hospital in Decatur, Georgia.

Mr. Morris was born in Hampton, Georgia on March 12, 1924. He is preceded in death by his parents, Paul Morris and Rosa Stephens Morris Pitts; his wife, Jane Foster Morris; a granddaughter, Donna Michelle Morris; brothers, Harold L. Morris and Lamar Morris. Mr. Morris was retired from Southeastern Textile where he had been superintendent for many years. Mr. Morris was a World War II Veteran serving on the USS John C Butler Destroyer. He received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and Presidential Citation. Mr. Morris fought in Morotai, Leyte, Leyte Gulf Battle in 1944 and Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and Kamikaze Attack in 1945. He witnessed the raising of "Old Glory" on Iwo Jima on February 19, 1945.

Survivors include daughter, Glenda Morris Brumley; son and daughter-in-law, Jerry and Joan Morris; son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Michelle Morris; grandchildren, Kelli Brown, Amy Locke, Laura Brumley, Amanda Bohn, Marilyn Dearing Venable, Tiffany Quick, Megan Cohran, Allyson Hendricks, and Chris Nixon; a sister, Marie Tarpley; great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Betty Bradshaw. 
 
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 Parents:
  Paul William Morris (1904 - 1927)
  Rosa Stephens Pitts (1899 - 1991)
 
 Spouse:
  Jane Foster Morris (1926 - 1998)
 
 Siblings:
  Harold Lee Morris (1920 - 2005)**
  Walter Glenn Morris (1924 - 2012)
  Lamar Morris (1926 - 2006)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Griffin
Spalding County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Alan Walker
Record added: Nov 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100086896
Walter Glenn Morris
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