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Dorothy Morris

Dorothy Laverne Morris, age 88, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018, in Quitman, TX.

Dorothy was born on July 19, 1929 in Atlanta, TX to Neuman Gholson and Vinnie (Holman) Gholson.

Dorothy was married to Walter Morris for 48 years until his passing in 2007. They lived in Quitman more than 50 years and were members of Cartwright Baptist Church. Dorothy was also a member of the Eastern Star in Quitman.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Neuman and Vinnie Gholson; her husband Walter Morris; 2 brothers, Eugene Gholson and Edward Gholson; 3 sisters, Louise Nettles, Gloria Faye Dixon and Alice Betts; 1 stepson, Jim Morris.

Left to cherish her memory are 3 sisters, Evelyn McKee of Corrigan, TX, Barbara Gholson of Cheney, KS, Opel Helton of Kingwood, TX; several grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services for Dorothy Morris will be held at Lowe Funeral Home on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11 AM, with Bro. Cody Mize officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time. Burial will be at Union Springs Cemetery in Corrigan, TX.

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Sending this message from the family of JB & Arlene Adair- We just learned of Dorothy's passing and are so sad. But happy for her! She is enjoying Heaven with Walter! She was a lovely and kind lady with a most beautiful smile! And what a great cook & awesome hostess when our family visited her & Walter. We have many happy memories that we will treasure in our hearts forever.

Linda Adair Jun 17 2019 12:00 AM

I am Aunt Dorthy's sister Louise's oldest daughter. We will miss that beautiful smile. That is what I remember most along with how her and Uncle Walter made me laugh when I was a kid. She worked so hard but made life feel simple and good. I know she is having a joyous reunion in heaven right now!

Deborah Jo Wofford Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

Aunt Dorothy was a very special precious lady. We loved her very much. Our prayers are with the family.

Ronny & Delores Havard Mar 13 2018 12:00 AM

Saw obit in Texarkana paper. I offer my condolences to Evelyn, Barbara Jo, and Opal and rest of family. Always enjoyed our families visits as we grew up and later at the annual Gholson reunion. Sorry I can't go to funeral, have to take sick daughter to dr's appt.

Donald Loper Feb 18 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you for sharing Miss Dorothy with. I am beyond blessed for having the privilege to have known her, loved her, and getting to do her hair. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Rebecca Martin (Becky) Feb 18 2018 12:00 AM