Martha A. McMorris

Published 6:07 pm Tuesday, March 3, 2020

The funeral service for Mrs. Martha A. McMorris will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Riverwood Family in Brookhaven, Mississippi. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment is at Woodlawn Cemetery in Summit, Mississippi.

Mrs. McMorris, 83, of Brookhaven, formerly of Summit, passed away March 2, 2020. She was born March 28, 1936 to her parents, Curtis Melvin Rhodus Sr. and Louise Guy Rhodus. She was a member of Central Baptist Church, Brookhaven.

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Mrs. Martha was an accomplished pianist, playing for numerous churches as well as teaching music at North Pike School. She enjoyed playing the piano for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. “Dick” McMorris; her parents; son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Gail McMorris; and sister-in-law, Josie Rhodus.

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons, Stan McMorris and wife, Carol Ann, Clay McMorris and wife, Stephanie, and Tommy McMorris and wife, Lisa; one brother, Curtis Melvin Rhodus Jr.; 11 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by two nieces and a host of cousins.

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