Obituaries

Obituaries

Susie Jane Morris 1928 - 2008 Lawrence

Services for Susie Jane Morris, 79, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Cornerstone Baptist Church. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Zion Baptist Cemetery in McAlester, Okla.Mrs. Morris died Friday, Jan. 18, 2008, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Sept. 2, 1928, in McAlester, Okla., the daughter of George and Otis Marris Fisher. She attended the Wheelock School in Millerton, Okla. She graduated from Haskell Institute in 1948 in Lawrence and attended Haskell Vocational School.She had worked at Hartzfeld's department store in Kansas City, Mo. She later was a nurse's aide and a unit secretary at Lawrence Memorial Hospital from the early 1960s until she retired in 1994.She was a member of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. She was active in Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church, United Methodist Women and Cornerstone Baptist Church in Lawrence. She married Richard L. Morris on March 25, 1950, in Kansas City, Mo. He survives, of the home.Other survivors include a daughter, Gloria Morris, Lawrence; a sister, Phoebe Allrunner, Albuquerque, N.M.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.A son, Terry Lee Morris, died in 2004.A wake service will begin at 5 p.m. today at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorial contributions to Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.warrenmcelwain.com">www.warrenmcelwain.com</a>, subject: Morris.