Jerry Morris


1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Standing Springs Baptist Church
1111 W. Georgia Road
Simpsonville, South Carolina, United States

Obituary of Jerry Franklin Morris

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Jerry Franklin “Shorty” Morris, 85, husband to Eloise Hubbard Morris for 60 years, went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 22, 2022. Mr. Morris was born in Greenville to the late Lemmie Melvin “Shorty” Morris and Clara Gardo Morris. He was a veteran of the US Army and retired from Kemet Electronics. Jerry was a member of Standing Springs Baptist Church where he served on the cemetery committee, missionary support and as an usher. He loved food and was particularly proud of his tomato garden. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a son, Rick Morris; a daughter, Tracy Beckwith with husband Mark; a sister, Geraldine Kenemer with husband David; three grandchildren, Brooke Davis with husband Tyler, Hunter Beckwith with fiancé Alex Walach, and Austin Morris; and seven nieces, Debbie Stewart, Kim Thorton, Carole Sosebee, Tammie Roach, Tonya Morris, Kim Black, and Lori Diddle. He was predeceased by a brother, Ted Morris. A Celebration of Jerry’s Life, with military honors, will be 1 o’clock Tuesday at Standing Springs Baptist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Memorials may be made to Meals-on-Wheels, 15 Oregon Street, Greenville, SC 29605; or to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131.
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