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Jimmie Ruth Morris

December 31, 1937 — January 17, 2023

Jimmie Ruth Morris, 85, of Bolivar, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Christian Care Center in Bolivar.

She was born Friday, December 31, 1937, in Bolivar, daughter of the late James Ernest Williams and Florence Hardee Haase. She married Wm. Edolan Morris on December 24, 1955, and he preceded her in death on March 18, 2003. She was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, working with flowers, and going to yard sales, but held her greatest love for being around her children and grandchildren, who were her life. Mrs. Morris was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Toone.

Survivors include two sons, David Morris (Stacey) of Whiteville and Milton Ray Morris of Bolivar; a brother, Billy "Sonny" Williams of Jackson; four grandchildren, Deena, Jennifer, Jalynn and William Morris; and one great grandchild, Aria Jones. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Mildred Fay Morris; her stepfather, William (Billy) Haase and a sister, Bobbie Ann Cummings. Memorial contributions in her name may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( www.stjude.org/donate ).
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Visitation

Thursday, January 19, 2023

1:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors

109 Mecklinburg Dr, Bolivar, TN 38008

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Burial

Ebenezer Cemetery at Toone

3830 Ebenezer Rd, Toone, TN 38381

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