Obituaries

Obituaries

William Christopher Morriss 1973 - 2005

Services for William Christopher Morriss, 32, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence.Mr. Morriss died Thursday, June 9, 2005, in Lawrence.He was born April 29, 1973, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Allen and Cherylene Hayslett Morriss. He attended Eudora and Lawrence high schools.He worked as a carpenter in the Lawrence and Kansas City areas. He was a member of the Grande Ronde Indian Tribe 4284. Survivors include his parents, Lawrence; a daughter, Hannah Christina Morriss, Lawrence; three sisters, Shirley Drake, Elizabeth Alvarez and Katrina Morriss, all of Lawrence; two nephews; a grandmother, Bertie Morriss, Eudora; and two brothers-in-law, Steve Drake and Daniel Alvarez, both of Lawrence.The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday before the service at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to the William Christopher Morriss Educational Fund, for the benefit of his daughter, sent in care of the mortuary.