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 Thomas East Morris

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Thomas East Morris

Birth
Briscoe, Lincoln County, Missouri, USA
Death
17 Aug 1950 (aged 84)
Whiteside, Lincoln County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Silex, Lincoln County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID
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Obituary: Friday Sept. 1, 1950

Thomas East Morris, son of Israel and Carey Wommack Morris was born near Briscoe, Missouri, on Jan 3, 1866, and departed this life at his home near Whiteside on August 17, 1950, at the age of 84 years, 7 months, and 14 days. He was united in marriage to Miss Ida Howdeshell on August 23, 1885. There were no children born to this union, but a niece, Miss Ruby Morris, has made her home with them and cared for them for many years. He took Lewis Brown into his home at the age of five years and was a father to him and a grandfather to his four children. Besides these and his devoted wife, he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Lou Broyles, two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Doug Morris and Mrs. Baum Morris, and a number of nieces and nephews who mourn his departure. Two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Thomas Morris made a profession of faith in the fall of 1885, under the preaching of the Rev. W. J. Patrick and united with the Mill Creek Baptist Church. He was faithful in attendance as long as his health permitted.

Obituary: Friday Sept. 1, 1950

Thomas East Morris, son of Israel and Carey Wommack Morris was born near Briscoe, Missouri, on Jan 3, 1866, and departed this life at his home near Whiteside on August 17, 1950, at the age of 84 years, 7 months, and 14 days. He was united in marriage to Miss Ida Howdeshell on August 23, 1885. There were no children born to this union, but a niece, Miss Ruby Morris, has made her home with them and cared for them for many years. He took Lewis Brown into his home at the age of five years and was a father to him and a grandfather to his four children. Besides these and his devoted wife, he is survived by a sister, Mrs. Lou Broyles, two sisters-in-law, Mrs. Doug Morris and Mrs. Baum Morris, and a number of nieces and nephews who mourn his departure. Two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death. Thomas Morris made a profession of faith in the fall of 1885, under the preaching of the Rev. W. J. Patrick and united with the Mill Creek Baptist Church. He was faithful in attendance as long as his health permitted.


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