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Henry Herschel Morris

October 21, 1925 October 9, 2016
Henry  Herschel Morris
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Obituary for Henry Herschel Morris

Henry Herschel Morris, age 90, of 2001 S. Lee St., died Sunday, October 9, 2016. A native of Americus, he was born October 21, 1925, the son of the late Henry Otis and Minnie Ruth Morris. Mr. Morris served during WWII in the US Army and National Guard. Mr. Morris was the Post Master in Americus for 10 years and was a member of Americus Civitan Club, American Legion, VFW, Sumter Civic Fair Association, past Chairman of Sumter County Election Board, Board member for Council on Aging and also a Bailiff with Sumter County for 10 years. Mr. Morris was also a member of Central Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at 4:00 PM at Central Baptist Church with Rev. Hugh DeLoach and Dr. Bryan Myers officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Central Baptist Church from 3:00 until 4:00 PM. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston, 1405 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA 30329 or Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Flossie Holley Morris of Americus; a daughter, Jennifer Rutledge of Livermore, Ca.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Nancy Morris of Cummings and John and Becky Morris of Americus; two sisters, Betty Gregory of Tampa, FL and Linda Jordan of Douglasville; a brother and sister-in-law, Tommy and Terry Morris of Albany; three grandchildren, Jaime Rutledge, Heather Kemp and Robin Barfield; five great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Holloway and Bonnie Tanner.

Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

11

Oct

3:00 PM 10/11/2016 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 10/11/2016 4:00:00 PM
Central Baptist Church

190 Upper River Rd
Americus, GA 31709

Central Baptist Church
190 Upper River Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Tuesday

11

Oct

4:00 PM 10/11/2016 4:00:00 PM
Central Baptist Church

190 Upper River Rd
Americus, GA 31709

Central Baptist Church
190 Upper River Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sunset Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

120 Upper River Rd
Americus, GA 31709

120 Upper River Rd Americus 31709 GA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Samaritan's Purse, PO Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, 1405 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA 30329

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