Maxine M. Morris

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Maxine M. Morris, of Gepp, Ark., daughter of the late Henry Hager and Sarah Tackett Hager, was born Dec. 5, 1921, in Vidette, Ark. She died April 5, 2009, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, at the age of 87.

She was united in marriage to John C. Morris on Aug. 22, 1939, at Vidette. She was a homemaker and a member of the County Line Baptist Church.

She is survived by: her son, Cecil L. Morris and wife Ethel of Gepp; granddaughter, Cecilia L. Taylor and husband Billy of Viola; great grandchildren, Chelsea Taylor of Maumelle and Leslie James and husband Wes of Jonesboro; sisters, Anna Lea Burchett of Greenville, Texas, Roselea Dihel of Mountain View, Mo., and Patsy Baker of Oakland; brother, Joe Minge of West Plains, Mo.

She was preceded in death by: her husband; her daughters, Lavena Janet and Venita Earlene; brothers, Frank McGhee and J.E. Minge; and her father and mother.

Services are held April 8 at County Line Baptist Church with burial following in County Line Cemetery under the direction of Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.