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Michael Hiram MorrisMay 8, 1963 ~ June 14, 2017 (age 54)
Michael Hiram Morris, age 54, resident of Somerville, Tennessee, died on June 14, 2017 in Somerville.
Services of Remembrance for Michael were conducted at 3 P.M. Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Bro. Jamie Fish, Minister of Biblical Counseling at Bellevue Baptist Church, officiating. He was assisted by Bro. Tom Burriss and personal remarks were given by Bob Morris. Special music was provided by Dianna Morris. Interment followed in the Somerville City Cemetery. Arrangements were provided by Peebles Fayette County Funeral Homes & Cremation Center – West Chapel at Oakland.
Michael was born on May 8, 1963 in Somerville, Tennessee. He was a graduate of Fayette Academy Class of 1981, University of Tennessee at Martin where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville where he received his Master’s Degree in Animal Science. He was employed by Sunrise Builders Supply in Horn Lake, MS and the former owner of Morris Lumber Company. Michael was a member of Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, Tennessee. Michael relished his time cooking, especially for others. He also loved fishing on Glengary Lake. Michael's real passion was running the lumber yard. He always loved helping others in this community and welcomed his customers with a big smile and a big heart.
Michael is survived by his daughter, Madison Michelle Morris of Somerville, TN; his son, Scott Gregory Morris of Somerville, TN; his parents, Bobby and Bonnie Morris of Somerville, TN; his sister, Laina Skelton (Jimmy) of Somerville, TN; two brothers, Bob Morris (Jane) of Somerville, TN, Keith Morris (Cheryl) of Somerville, TN; and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his infant brother, Bobby Clyde Morris, Jr.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Robert Childs, Robert Bland, Greg Griffin, Ronnie Markle, Willie Levy and Burnette Springfield. Honorary pallbearers were Adrian Morris, Shawn Morris, Paul Morris, Nick Markle, Connor Morris, Cullen Morris, Wyatt Morris, Gordon Lazenby, Raymond Kelley, Steve Crafton, Ellis White, Glenn Freels, Wade Carraway and Jimmy Umbarger.
The family requests that memorials be directed to Bethany Christian Services, 1255 Lynnfield Road, # 236, Memphis, TN 38119.