Thomas Raymond Morrissey

Published 1:22 pm Monday, March 8, 2010

Services for Thomas Raymond Morrissey, of Wesson, are 10 a.m.Monday, March 8, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on Natchez Drivewith burial in Mission Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Wesson. TheRev. Tommy Purvis will officiate.

Visitation is Sunday from 4 until 8 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m.until the time of the service. Both visitation services will beheld at the funeral home.

Mr. Morrissey, 93, died March 4, 2010, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in St. Joe, Mo., on July 14, 1916, to ThomasRaymond Morrissey and Mabel Agnes Godsey Morrissey.

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He was a retired systems analyst having worked for IBM for manyyears. He was a member of the Lions Club, Area Fifty-Plus Club, theInvestment Club and the Institute For Learning In Retirement atCopiah-Lincoln Community College. He was also a member of MissionHill Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Maggie Mae WardMorrissey; and his infant sister, Elizabeth Morrissey.

Survivors are his daughter, Julia Arnold and husband, Robert MosesArnold, of Bronx, N.Y.; his cousins, Mary Jo Byrne, Patrick Byrne,John Byrne and Tommy Byrne; and his special friends, Sally Smithand Mike Allen.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mission Hill BaptistChurch, 2409 Mission Hill Road NE, Wesson, MS 39191.