PONTOTOC – Lawrence Morris, 63, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at his home in Myrtle. He was born to Leslie and Margaret Threlkeld Morris in Oxford. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Hall Morris on July 26, 2012. He was a loving husband and wonderful father. He enjoyed hunting and being outdoors. His nickname was “Deer Hunter.” He was a member of Antioch Freewell Baptist Church. He was a retired factory worker and mechanic.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home Chapel of Pontotoc with Bro. Jerry Hopper officiating. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery. Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home of Pontotoc is in charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Amanda Bryson of Pontotoc; four sons, Lawrence Morris Jr., (Mandy) of Toccopola, Frankie C. Morris, Lance Morris (Jaqi) and Luke Morris, all of Pontotoc; eight grandchildren, Adrianna Morris, Zack Morris, Rebecca Murray, Shanna Lopez, Katarina Morris, Colton Morris, Shelby Morris and Matthew Morris; one great-grandchild, Draeden Cannon; one sister, Martha Hester of Ripley; two brothers, Jimmy Morris of Calhoun City and Calvin Morris (Brenda) of Pontotoc; a special niece, Gloria (Jeanie) Becerril of Ecru; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Dr. Mamon Morris.
Pallbearers will be Zack Morris, David Arias, Lamar Westmoreland, Gary Harris, Joey Ferguson, Luke Morris, Micheal Morris and Billy Yager.