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James H. ‘Jimmy’ McMorris

Funeral services for James H. “Jimmy” McMorris, are Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Riverwood Family Funeral Service in Brookhaven with burial at Rushing Cemetery in Tylertown.

Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. until time of service.

Mr. McMorris, 61 died, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. He was born Jan. 24, 1956, to Richard Harry McMorris and Martha Ann Rhodus McMorris. He loved serving and ministering to families as a funeral director at Riverwood Family Funeral Service. His family was everything to him and he loved being with them.

Preceding him in death was his father, Richard McMorris; father-in-law and mother-in-Law, JC and Doris Pierce; grandparents, Curtis and Louise Rhodus; and sister-in-law, Kathy Martin.

Survivors his wife of 42+ years, Gail Lavern Pierce McMorris; mother, Martha McMorris; daughters, Cindy Courtney and husband Rob, and Tracy Payne; brothers, Stan McMorris and wife Carol Ann, Clay McMorris and wife Stephanie and Tommy McMorris and wife Lisa; grandchildren whom he adored, Kie Gatlin, Chloe Gatlin, Abigail Courtney, Ashlynn Courtney and Landon Courtney; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Vondal Pierce, Gerald and Vicki Wall, Randal and Lynn Bankston, Earnie and Karen Pierce; and numerous nieces, nephews and other close family friends.

If you would like to leave a comment to the McMorris family, you may do so at www.riverwoodfamily.com.