Robert Stanley Morris

Published 7:41 pm Thursday, March 28, 2019

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Stanley Morris will be Saturday, March 30, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Riverwood Family.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until time of the service at Riverwood.

Robert “Bob” Stanley Morris, 83, of Brookhaven, passed from this life March 28, 2019, at his residence. He was born Aug. 6, 1935, to Annie Lois Harvey Morris and Stanley Marion Morris, in Scott County, Mississippi. Mr. Morris served honorably for two years in the United States Army active military duty during the Vietnam War and is a lifetime member of the American Legion. He attended Southern Mississippi College and graduated with honors from Whitworth College. He owned and operated Morris Insurance Agency for 30 years. He was a member of the Brookhaven Exchange Club for 25 years and served his community by coaching Pee Wee baseball and was one of the founders of Pee Wee football league. Mr. Morris was of the Baptist faith and supported the church with his prayers, presence and tithe. He is loved and will be missed by his family and friends.

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Preceding him in death are his parents; first wife, Mary Annette “Spebe” Lee Morris; daughter, Susan Lois Morris Butler; son, Steven Lauren Morris; stepson, Henry Alan Ainsworth; and his longtime companion, Ginger, his golden retriever.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Elizabeth Ann Ainsworth Morris;

son, John Robert Morris and wife, Penny; stepson, Joel Mark Ainsworth; stepdaughters, Brenda Ainsworth Parent and husband, James, Lisa Ainsworth Lott and husband, Gregory; nine grandchildren, Angela Butler Herrington and husband, Nathan, Josh Robert Morris, Julie Annette Morris, Lauren Brooke Morris, Stacy Dean Britt Jr., Caleb Lyle Lott, Summer Lane Munn, Ki Ainsworth, Kinley Ainsworth; and four great grandchildren, Skylar Elizabeth Little, Paizlee Annette Morris, Bowen James Britt, and Emma Alexandria Britt.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude, PO Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or Hospice Ministries, 397 Brookhaven St. Brookhaven, MS 39601.

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