Archive for Monday, October 1, 2001

Archie Morris

October 1, 2001


Services for Archie Morris, 80, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Morris died Saturday, Sept. 29, 2001, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.

He was born Dec. 28, 1920, in Clinton, the son of Anderson and Lena (Young) Morris. He was raised in the Clinton and Stull areas and worked for Everett Christianson, Rhodes Heating & Roofing, and Huxtable and Associates until his retirement in 1985.

He married Arlene E. Anderson on June 9, 1940, in Ottawa. She preceded him in death on Jan. 4, 2000.

Survivors include three daughters, Judy Cheek, Baldwin, Jane M. Johnson, Lawrence, and Cheryl Flessing, Lawrence; two sisters, Irene Welch, Lawrence, and Mary Martin, Lawrence; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The family suggests memorials to Douglas County Hospice Care, sent in care of the funeral home.

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