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Ralph Derrell Morris
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1926
Wayne County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 31, 2012
Pierce County
Georgia, USA

Ralph Derrell Morris

Birth date: December 18, 1926
Death date: October 31, 2012

Mr. Ralph Derrell Morris, 85 of Blackshear, passed away late Wednesday evening, October 31, 2012, at the Pierce County Nursing Home.

Born in Odum, GA on December 18, 1926, he had lived in Atlanta for many years before moving to Patterson in the late 90's. Mr. Morris was a World War II veteran and was a retired Real Estate Broker. He was a member of Patterson United Methodist Church and loved remodeling homes, gardening and social events.

Mr. Morris was a son of the late Ralph Howard & Nora Lee Morris. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Lee Ester McMillan, and two brothers, Julian Jehu Morris and Wilfred Morris.

Survivors include two sisters and a brother-in-law, Norene Morris Dukes of Augusta and Fern & Ed Riddle of Baxley; a brother, Ellis Morris of Blackshear; and several nieces, nephews & other relatives.

Memorials may be made to the Patterson United Methodist Church, PO Box 8, Patterson, GA 31557.

A private service will be held at a later date.

UPDATE Jan 2013:
Services will be held February 2, 2013 at 11 am at Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Blackshear.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street | Blackshear, GA 31516
Phone: (912) 449-6626


1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Darrell Morris
Home in 1930: Bristol, Pierce Co, Georgia
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1927
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Ralph Morris (age 37)
Mother's Name: Nora Morris (age 34)
Race: White


U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
Name: Ralph D Morris
Birth Date: 18 Dec 1926
Address: 4 Latimer Rd, Cartersville, GA, 30121-2204 (1993)

U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1
Name: Ralph D Morris
Birth Date: 18 Dec 1926
Address: 2638 Dogwood Ter NE, Atlanta, GA, 30319-3242 (1995)


U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Ralph D Morris
Birth Year: 1926
Race: White, Citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Georgia
State of Residence: Georgia
County or City: Pierce
Enlistment Date: 13 Mar 1945
Enlistment State: Georgia
Enlistment City: Fort Mcpherson Atlanta
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade: Private
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Selectees (Enlisted Men)
Source: Civil Life
Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Skilled welders and flame cutters
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 00
Weight: 100

California Passenger and Crew Lists, 1893-1957
Name: Ralph D Morris
Arrival Date: 7 Sep 1951
Age: 24
Birth Date: abt 1927
Birthplace: Screven, Georgia, United States
Gender: Male
Ship Name: General A E Anderson
Port of Arrival: San Francisco, California
Port of Departure: Yokohama, Japan
Archive information (series:roll number): M1410:418
Family links: 
  Ralph Howard Morris (1892 - 1971)
  Nora Lee Morris (1895 - 1942)
Patterson Cemetery
Pierce County
Georgia, USA
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Record added: Apr 08, 2011
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- + GenAngel +
 Added: Oct. 15, 2014
We will never forget you Darryl. You will be missed. God bless,
- Wiregrass Irisheyes
 Added: Nov. 1, 2012

- Acog
 Added: May. 19, 2011

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