Margaret Morris

Funeral services were set for 1 p.m. today at Calvary Baptist Church in Union City. Dr. Melvin Poe was to officiate. Burial was to follow in Oakwood Cemetery near Clinton, Ky.
Edmaiston-Mosley Fun-eral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were to be Michael Jordan, Wesley McClure, Thomas Watts, Kenneth Brooks and Kenneth Cheatham. Honorary pallbearers were to be Bobby James, Wesley Thompson, Frankie Cheatham, Willis Easley and members of the Victory Sunday School Class.
The family requests memorials take the form of donations to Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund, 2250 East Reelfoot Ave., Union City, TN 38261.
Mrs. Morris was born Dec. 26, 1915, in Oakton, Ky., daughter of the late Theodore and Myrtie Dale (Stroud) Kelly. Ms. Margaret was a 1932 graduate of the former Oakton High School, where she was valedictorian. She was the widow of Jesse Sam “Jack” Morris. He preceded her in death April 12, 1982. Ms. Margaret was a homemaker and the oldest living member of Calvary Baptist Church in Union City. She was a member of the Victory Sunday School Class and the Woman’s Missionary Union and served as the church historian. Ms. Margaret founded the library at Calvary Baptist Church and it is named in her honor.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Billy Sewell of Thompson Station; her son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Nancy Morris of Three Way; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Clifford Morris “Pete” Kelly and William Eugene Kelly.
To leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.

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