About Ruby Elizabeth Morris
Ruby Elizabeth Morris
Funeral services for Ruby Elizabeth Morris of Elsberry were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008 at the Star Hope Baptist Church near Elsberry.Ê Rev. Allen Calkins, church pastor, officiated with burial in the Star Hope Cemetery near Elsberry.Ê Serving as pallbearers were Daniel Morris, Peter Morris, David Morris, Roger Morris, Tommy Kinion and Nick Kinion.
Mrs. Morris, 80, died early Saturday morning, Oct. 18, 2008 at Troy Manor in Troy.Ê Born Oct. 12, 1928 in Cushman, Ark., she was the daughter of Orlando and Margaret Palmer Kinion.Ê She was united in marriage on Nov. 1, 1944 in Elsberry to Lester Morris.Ê This union was blessed with one son, Roger.Ê Mrs. Morris worked for twenty seven years as a housekeeper at the Lincoln County Memorial Hospital.Ê She was a long-time member of the Star Hope Baptist Church near Elsberry.Ê
She was preceded in death by her parents, Orlando and Margaret Kinion; three sisters: Ida Belle Dixon, Margie Grisby and Ethel Bales; one brother, Frank Kinion; and her beloved husband of 38 years, Lester Morris who died in 1982.
Survivors include one son, Roger Morris and his wife, Linda, of Foley; three grandsons: Daniel Morris and his wife, Elsie, of Suffolk, VA, Peter Morris and his wife, Jennifer, of Troy, and David Morris and his wife, Kelly, of O’Fallon; and four great-grandchildren.Ê She also leaves one sister-in-law, Bernice Kinion of Elsberry; her special friend, Milton Gray; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation was held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008 at Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry.Ê
Memorials may be made to Community Loving Care Hospice in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 South Fifth Street, Elsberry, MO 63343.Ê Online condolences may be made at www.carterricksfuneralhome.com.