Earline McMorris

Published 6:00 am Monday, November 24, 2008

Services for Earline McMorris, of Vicksburg and formerly ofBogue Chitto, are noon Wednesday, Nov. 26, at New Zion Union M.B.Church in Bogue Chitto with burial in Norfield-Bogue ChittoCemetery.

Visitation is Tuesday from 1 until 6 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

Mrs. McMorris, 79, died Nov. 21, 2008, at Heritage HouseRetirement Center in Vicksburg. She was born in Lincoln County onDec. 26, 1928, to Warren Dixon and Sarah Black Dixon.

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She was a graduate of Lincoln County Training School andTougaloo College. Mrs. McMorris retired from education working inthe Lincoln County Public Schools and in the Lincoln CountyHeadstart Center. She was a member of New Zion M.B. Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, WeltonMcMorris; and a son, Lloyd Charles McMorris.

Survivors are her sons, Ronnie McMorris and wife, Pat, ofVicksburg, Samuel McMorris and wife, Gladys, of Brookhaven, andWelton McMorris Jr.; her sisters, Ruby Cahill, of Desoto, Texas,and Irene Dixon, of Houston, Texas; her brothers, Levell Dixon andwife, Alice, and Lawrence Dixon, all of Dallas, Texas, W.D. Dixon,of Brookhaven, and the Rev. Walter Dixon and wife, Lena, of BatonRouge, La.; a brother-in-law, Melton McMorris and wife, Mary, ofBogue Chitto; a sister-in-law, Juanita Labet, of Los Angeles,Calif.; her 10 grandchildren; her 13 great-grandchildren; and agreat-great-grandchild.