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 Jimmy Ralph Morris

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Jimmy Ralph Morris

Birth
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Death
7 May 1993 (aged 68)
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Burial
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID
116884726 View Source

Jimmy Morris
Sep 7, 1924 - May 7, 1993

Jimmy Morris, 69, of Corsicana, died May 7, 1993, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Griffin Roughton Funeral Home. Dr. David L. Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 7, 1924, in Corsicana, and graduated from Corsicana High school in 1941. He was a member of the Texas Legislature in 1953 and 1954 and was the chief prosecutor for Navarro County for 20 years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, spending 27 months overseas in India. He graduated from Navarro Junior College in 1948, and in 1950, he graduated form Baylor University School of Law. He served as prosecuting attorney for Navarro County from Jan. 1, 1955, to Dec. 31, 1974, longer than anyone in the history of Navarro County. He twice served as president of the Navarro County Bar Association and coached area youth sports teams for 10 years. He also was a football official for 10 years.

Survivors include his wife, Lola Maurice Morris of Corsicana; his son, Jim Morris of Corsicana; his daughter, Robbie Ann Williams of Corsicana; and six grandchildren, Amy Roby, Jacob Williams, Joshua Morris, Morgan Morris and Scott Morris, all of Corsicana, and Chris Morris of Arlington.

Pallbearers will be Rocky Arnold, Babe Willard, Eric Honza, Clyde Johnson, Rob Dunn, Johnny Chirafis, Bill McKie and Bryan Dunagen. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Bashaam, Louis Elliott, Bob Gladney.

Notes:

The Corsicana Daily Sun - Sunday, May 9, 1993
Submitted by Karen Rost
Oakwood Cemetery

Jimmy Morris
Sep 7, 1924 - May 7, 1993

Jimmy Morris, 69, of Corsicana, died May 7, 1993, at Navarro Regional Hospital.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Griffin Roughton Funeral Home. Dr. David L. Hale will officiate. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 7, 1924, in Corsicana, and graduated from Corsicana High school in 1941. He was a member of the Texas Legislature in 1953 and 1954 and was the chief prosecutor for Navarro County for 20 years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, spending 27 months overseas in India. He graduated from Navarro Junior College in 1948, and in 1950, he graduated form Baylor University School of Law. He served as prosecuting attorney for Navarro County from Jan. 1, 1955, to Dec. 31, 1974, longer than anyone in the history of Navarro County. He twice served as president of the Navarro County Bar Association and coached area youth sports teams for 10 years. He also was a football official for 10 years.

Survivors include his wife, Lola Maurice Morris of Corsicana; his son, Jim Morris of Corsicana; his daughter, Robbie Ann Williams of Corsicana; and six grandchildren, Amy Roby, Jacob Williams, Joshua Morris, Morgan Morris and Scott Morris, all of Corsicana, and Chris Morris of Arlington.

Pallbearers will be Rocky Arnold, Babe Willard, Eric Honza, Clyde Johnson, Rob Dunn, Johnny Chirafis, Bill McKie and Bryan Dunagen. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Bashaam, Louis Elliott, Bob Gladney.

Notes:

The Corsicana Daily Sun - Sunday, May 9, 1993
Submitted by Karen Rost
Oakwood Cemetery

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