John Elbert “Johnny” Morris, Jr., age 78, resident of Moscow, Tennessee and husband of Patsy Morris, departed this life Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Select Specialty Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.
Johnny was born September 17, 1943 in Somerville, Tennessee, the son of the late John Elbert Morris, Sr. and Virginia Tapp Morris. He served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War period. He was married September 17, 1982 to Patricia “Patsy” Whitt Morris. Family was very important to Johnny and he loved sitting and chatting. He enjoyed going to Pickwick and driving his family and friends on his pontoon boat.
Mr. Morris is survived by his wife of 39 years, Patsy Morris; two sons, John Christopher “Chris” Morris (Teresa) and Andrew Glenn “Andy” Davis (Becky Jo); three sisters, Patsy Morris (Jesse), Becky Kitchens (Bill) and Janice Morris; two brothers, David Morris (Teresa) and James Morris (Ann); five grandchildren, Brittany Elizabeth Morris Benedict (Josh), John Christopher Morris, Jr., Coleman Glenn Morris (Shelton O’Neal), Clayton Andrew Davis and Courtney Jo Davis; and his great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Grace Morris. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandson, Steven Kimery.
Memorial Services with Military Honors for Mr. Morris will be held at 4 P.M. Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland. The officiating minister will be Bro. David Reeves, pastor of Midway Baptist Church in Whiteville, Tennessee. A visitation for Mr. Morris will be from 2 to 4 P.M. Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland.
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