Mildred Jackson Morris

Published 7:58 am Thursday, June 13, 2013

ATMORE – Mrs. Mildred J. Morris of Atmore died June 8, 2013, in Atmore.

Mildred Jackson Morris was the daughter of the late Mr. Henry and Mary Alice Jackson. She was born March 28, 1953, in Blacksher. She went to Escambia County Training School and resided in Atmore as a homemaker. She accepted Christ in her life at an early age. During her life time she uses to sing with a gospel group called the Royal Silverstones and had a voice that was out of this world.

Her husband, Mr. William Morris; her parents, Mr. Hnery and Mary Alice Jackson; sisters, Lou-vet Jackson (Jessie Mae), Emma Lee Howard, Rosie Marie Jackson; one brother, Mr. Henry Jackson; and one nephew, Mr. Marvin Jackson preceded her in death.

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Those who shared her life and cherish her memories are two sisters, Velma (Guy) Wilkins, of New York City and Martha (Orbie) Henderson of Atmore; one brother, George (Aurelia) Jackson of Atmore; nephews, Ricky (Ansley) Howard of Atlanta, Charles (Alisha) Howard of Evansville, Ind., Wayne (Diane) Howard of Atmore, Labarron (Anna) Finklea of Atlanta, Darnell Jackson of Evansville, Ind., Demetric Henderson of Huntsville, Ivan Jackson of Atmore, Da Johsn, De’Andra and T.J., all, of Atmore and Chris Simpson of Korea; nieces, Sharon Jackson, Nedra Henderson, both of Atmore, Valeria Brown of Atlanta, and Sonya Spencer of Mississippi; granddaughter, Brandie Webb; special friends, Gerald Bynum, Kendrell Finklea, Dianee, Jeffery, Mammie Nelson Lewsi, Michael Wilson, Shirley Richardson, Tonita Willie, Linda Elliot and Freddrick Williams; very special nieces, Mariah Leslie, La’Asia Henderson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Pallbearers will be Ivan Jackson, Darnell Jackson, Jeffery Wilson, Charles Howard, Wayne Howard, Freddrick Williams, Demetric Henderson and Rico Stallworth.

Flower bearers will be family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m .Saturday, June 15, 2013, at Elbethel Holiness Church. Interment will be held in Stallworth Cemetery.

Christian Memorial Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.