Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 2, 2008
Wilma J. Morris
ROXOBEL, N.C.—Wilma Jewel Hall Morris, 80, died Sept. 30, 2008, at her home.
Mrs. Morris was born June 18, 1928 in Bertie County, N.C., a daughter of the late Allie V. and Pauline Acree Hall.
She was a retired seamstress and a member of Sandy Run Baptist Church.
She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Russell Morris.
Survivors include her son, Sidney Morris of the home; her daughters, Rosalyn Mitchell and husband Adrian of Ahoskie, N.C. and Bonnie Hyde of Tarboro, N.C.; son-in-law, Charles Bennett Hyde Jr. of Tarboro; sisters, Pauline Johnson of Roxobel and Ruth Dilday of Murfreesboro, N.C.; grandchildren, Robin Malone and husband Lenny of Aulander, N.C., Tracy Hyde of Tarboro; a step-grandson, Patrick Mitchell of Wilson; and step-great-grandchildren, Chelsie, Courtney and Lansden Malone.
The family wishes to thank the special caregivers, Cheryl Cherry, Charla Moore, Viola Carr and the staff of University Health Systems, Home Health and Hospice.
Funeral services will be held today at 2 p.m. at Sandy Run Baptist Church with the Rev. Dave Rimel officiating.
Burial will follow in Roxobel Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the building fund of Sandy Run Baptist Church, 310 E. Church St., Roxobel, N.C. 27872 or to the University Health Systems, Home Health and Hospice, P.O. Box 272, Ahoskie, NC 27910.
Massey Funeral Home in Aulander is handling arrangements.