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Fred Morphis Jr.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Jeff Bell officiated. Burial followed in East View Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Reuben Morphis, Derrick Morphis, Bruce Clark, Dylan Trout, Jason Trout and Judson Belote.
Mr. Morphis was born June 11, 1929, in Obion County, son of the late Fred Morphis Sr. and the late Mary (Qualls) Morphis. He married the former Inez Polk Aug. 12, 1953. She survives. Mr. Morphis was a retired bulldozer operator and a member of Bishop Street Church of Christ. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War.
He is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Deborah and Nickie Clark of Martin and Karen and Jimmy Trout of Union City; his brother, Gene Paul Morphis of Valparaiso, Ind.; six grandchildren and their spouses, Jason and Kelly Morphis of Union City, Derrick and Kandi Morphis of Rives, Bruce and Vicki Clark of South Fulton, Dylan and Sadye Trout of Troy, Jason Trout of Memphis and Shannon and Judson Belote of Cordova; seven great-grandchildren, Austin Morphis and Addison Morphis, both of Rives, Reuben Morphis of Union City, Dylan Clark and Nicole Clark, both of South Fulton, Paisley Claire Trout of Troy and Skylar Belote of Cordova; his great-great-granddaughter, Lena Clark of Union City; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, James Robert Morphis and George “Freddie” Morphis; three sisters, Thelma Summers, Lavern Davis and Wilma Cruce; and his grandson, Jeremy Lynn Trout.
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