Phyllis L. Morris, 97, of Ripley, passed away Friday morning, Jan. 31, 2014, at Eldercare, following an extended illness.
She was born Dec. 22, 1915, at Ripley, daughter of the late Arthur and Vergie Williams Hinzman.
She was a lifelong homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a faithful member of Ripley Baptist Temple until her advancing age and illness prevented her attendance.
In addition to her parents, Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, William Morris; son, Randall Morris; two brothers; and two sisters.
She is survived by a daughter, Toby Smith (Dodd) of Wappingers Falls, N.Y.; grandchildren, Rikk Smith, Kristy Mount, Tim Morris and Julie Bain; and nine great-grandchildren.
A celebration of the life of Phyllis Morris will be 2 p.m. today at Ripley Baptist Temple, with Pastor Rick Perrine officiating. Interment will follow the service at Fairplain Cemetery. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the service today.
Donations honoring Phyllis may be made to Eldercare to assist the staff with activities for the residents.
Online condolences may be sent to www.waybrightfuneralhome.com