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Walter Kenneth Morris

November 20, 1931 July 6, 2017
Walter Kenneth  Morris
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Obituary for Walter Kenneth Morris

Walter Kenneth Morris, age 85, of Americus, died at his residence Thursday, July 6, 2017. A native of Americus, he was born November 20, 1931, the son of the late Curtis and Mildred Morris. As long as Mr. Morris was able to, he loved to share vegetables and fruits that he grew, especially to widows in his church. He was the manager of Sumter Livestock and later a court bailiff. Mr. Morris was a member of and a deacon at Bethel Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 7, 2017, at 11:00 AM at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Steve Golden officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at 10:00 AM at Bethel Baptist Church. Pallbearers include Clay Strange, Michael Gilbert, Jake Revell, John Porter, Aaron Morris and Walt Wingard. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Bethel Baptist Church, 846 Lane Store Rd., Americus, GA 31709 or the charity of one’s choice.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Bobbie Frazier Morris of Americus; two daughters and sons-in-law, Brenda and Michael Barnett of Hawkinsville and Donna and Chuck Strange of Americus; a son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Beth Morris of Americus; a sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Bickle Thomas of Rocky Ford; five grandchildren, John and Victoria Porter, Jr., Keri and Michael Strange Gilbert, Clay Strange, Haley and Jake Strange Revell and Aaron Morris; five great grandchildren, Abigail Porter, Benjamin Porter, Kate Gilbert, Rylee Gilbert and Mason Gilbert; and several nieces and nephews.

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Visitation

Friday

7

Jul

10:00 AM 7/7/2017 10:00:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church

846 Lane Store Road
Americus, GA 31709

Bethel Baptist Church
846 Lane Store Road Americus 31709 GA
United States

Service

Friday

7

Jul

11:00 AM 7/7/2017 11:00:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church

846 Lane Store Road
Americus, GA 31709

Bethel Baptist Church
846 Lane Store Road 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

Bethel Baptist Church

846 Lane Store Rd
Americus, GA 31709

Charity of One's Choice

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