Jessie Louise Ellis Morris
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Mrs. Jessie Louise Morris , 78, a Dickens County resident since 1917, died at 3 a.m. Monday in Denver City Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church here, the Rev. W.L. Kite officiating, assisted by the Rev. Wayne Grizzle, of Crosbyton. Burial will be in Spur cemetery under direction of Campbell Funeral Home.

Mrs. Morris was born in Alabama, moving to Dublin in 1892. She moved to Dickens County in 1917.

Survivors include six sons, Herman and G.B., both of McAdoo, Hubert of Lubbock, Melborn of Childress, Lloyd of Jal, NM, and J.R. of Wolfforth; four daughters, Mrs. Mabel Middleton of Plains, Mrs. Eddyth Witt of Spur, Mrs. Louise Powell of Abilene, Mrs. Esta Rae Schaeffer of Lubbock; three brothers, Bryan Ellis of Southland, Frank Ellis of Dublin, Joe Ellis of Kermit; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Lorenz of Fort Worth and Mrs. Althia Trussel of Rochelle; 29 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Grandsons will be pallbearers.
©The Texas Spur, 1961
From the records of Lillian Grace Nay, Spur Museum, transcribed by B. Hodges, August 2004

Service for Mrs. Morris at Spur

Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie Louise Morris, 78, a Dickens county resident since 1917, were held Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Spur. Rev. W. L. Kite officiated, assisted by Rev. Wayne Grizzle of Crosbyton. Burial was in Spur Cemetery.

Mrs. Morris died at 3 a.m. Monday in a Denver City hospital. She was born in Alabama, moving to Dublin in 1892 and to Dickens county in 1917.

Survivors include six sons, Herman, Broadway; G. B., McAdoo, Hubert of Lubbock, Melborn of Childress, Lloyd of Jal, N. Mex., and J. R. of Wolfforth; four daughters, Mrs. Mable Middleton of Plains, Mrs. Eddyth Witt of Spur, Mrs. Louise Powell of Abilene, and Mrs. Esta Rae Schaeffer of Lubbock; three brothers, Bryan Ellis of Southland, Frank Ellis of Dublin and Joe Ellis of Kermit; two sisters, Mrs. Ruby Lorenz of Fort Worth and Mrs. Althia Trussel of Rochelle; 23 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren.

Grandsons were pallbearers.

The Crosbyton Review, Thursday, December 28, 1961.


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