Funeral services for Thomas Lee Morris, 92, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 14, 2012, at the Faith Assembly of God Church, West Plains, with Reverends Ron Billings, Jerry Heath, and District Presbyter Reverend Tom Fortner, officiating, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
He was born the son of the late Cicero Frank Morris and Annie Gibbs Morris, on June 15, 1920 in Jackson County, Arkansas and died September 8, 2012 in West Plains, Missouri.
He was united in marriage April 24, 1944 in Alexanderia, Louisiana to Marie Deaton, who preceded him in death May 2, 2010.
He is survived by two children, Danita Faye Warner Crosby, husband, Jim, Caulfield, Missouri, and Dorothy Raye Warner Miller, husband, Dean, Lawson, Missouri; one brother, Reverend Charles Morris, wife, Irma, West Plains; one sister, Norma Jean Crotts, husband, Harvey, West Plains; ten grandchildren; twenty-six great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; four sisters, Nellie Morris, Marie Blazer, Rose Lair, and Della Cockrum.
He was a member of the Faith Assembly of God Church in West Plains. For over sixty years he was in the ministry, pastoring churches in Missouri and Arkansas.
Visitation will be held Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery, West Plains, under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc., West Plains.
Military rites will be conducted by the West Plains Honor Guard and the Missouri Funeral Honors Program.