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Sylvia Christine Morris

Thursday, July 20, 2006

Born 4-28-1917 -- Died 7-11-2006

Sylvia Christine Morris died July 11, 2006, at West Vue Home in West Plains, Mo., at the age of 89.

She was born April 28, 1917, in Brandsville, Mo., the daughter of the late Andrew Claude Dotson and Viola Pearl (Woods) Dotson.

She was united in marriage on Aug. 29, 1936, in Alton, Mo., to Delbert Chester "Check" Morris who preceded her in death May 11, 1995.

She was a homemaker and a long-time member of Royal Oak Church and attended the Alton Freewill Baptist Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Joyce Jenkins and husband Glen of Alton; four grandchildren, Randal Jenkins and wife Kelly of Van Buren, Mo., Kevin Jenkins and wife Kristie of Batesville, Ark.; Morris Jenkins and wife Janine of Mountain Grove, Mo., and Lyndal Jenkins of Annapolis, Mo.; eight great-grandchildren, Jaysa, Jenna, Kessie, Kamie, Riley, Brady, Michia and Landry; one brother, Ray Dotson of Elsberry, Mo.; two sisters, Evelyn Wallace of West Plains, and Joan Johnson of Alton; several nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two infant daughters; two brothers, Adrain and Hugh Dotson; and one sister, Shirley Uzzell.

The funeral services were held on July 14 at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo., with burial following in the Huddleston Cemetery in Alton. Bro. Bill Bales officiated.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.

Pallbearers were Glen Jenkins, Randal Jenkins, Kevin Jenkins, Morris Jenkins, Lyndal Jenkins and Riley Jenkins.