Elma Morris, 99, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. Ms. Morris was born Oct. 12, 1913 to the late Charley Bell Coleman and the late Lonie Hadden Coleman. She was a member of Dunn Memorial Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Otis Morris, Sr., a daughter, Brownie Lee Morris Sikes and a son, Leon Otis “Billy” Morris, Jr.
Survivors include one daughter, Betty Carolyn Swindell of Guyton; nine grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 from Dunn Memorial Baptist Church with the Revs. Rick Brown and Dennis Morris officiating. Interment followed in Graham Methodist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Ricky Morris, Sr., Mark Sikes, Doug Sikes Sr., James Williams, Jr., Ralph Mears and David Sikes.
Honorary pallbearers were all friends in attendance.
Musical selections were rendered by Tara Boyette and Maxine Crosby.
Remembrances may be made to Dunn Memorial Baptist Church, 297 Bay Street, Baxley, GA 31513.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.