Annette Herndon Morris
Birth date: December 30, 1939
Death date: June 28, 2012
Mrs. Annette Herndon Morris, 72 of Blackshear, passed away early Thursday morning, June 28, 2012, at Southeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born in Blackshear, GA on December 30, 1939, she had moved away for several years before moving back to Pierce County in the early ‘70’s. Mrs. Morris was a homemaker. She also served on the Pierce County Board of Elections and the board of The Magnolia House. She also worked with the census bureau. She loved to learn and considered herself a “professional” student. Having a big heart, Mrs. Morris loved to help people and no matter where you saw her she always had a smile on her face. She was a member of First Baptist Church where she was in the Enriched Sunday School Class.
Mrs. Morris was a daughter of the late Willie Lloyd & Inez Turner Herndon. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Ima Gene Williams; by her brother, Robert Jack Herndon, and by a grandson, Drake Davis.
Survivors include her husband, Robert R. Morris of Blackshear; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sherri & Jeff Adams of Jacksonville, FL, Jerri & Tim Mann of Atlanta and Terri & Joe O’Connor of Brunswick; 8 grandchildren, Ashley Waters, Zach Adams, Dusty Davis, Tripp Mann, Ricki Lynn Davis, Ellie Mann, Colby O’Connor, and Cassidy O’Connor; 2 great grandchildren, Kaleigh McQueen and Kolson McQueen, and several nieces, nephews & other relatives.
Memorials may be made to the Drake Davis Foundation, 145 15th St., Unit 1204, Atlanta, GA 30309 or go to www.drakedavis.com.Visitation:
Visitation for Mrs. Morris will be held Friday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Mrs. Morris will be held at 11:00 o’clock Saturday morning, June 30, 2012, at the First Baptist Church.
Board members and employees of The Magnolia House are asked to serve as honorary pallbearers. Please meet at the church by 10:30 Saturday morning.Cemetery:
Interment will be in the Big Creek Cemetery.