Dec. 21, 1925-Dec. 15, 2006
Mary E. Morris, 80, Crawfordsville, died Friday at Ben Hur Nursing Home.
Born in New Richmond, she was the daughter of Cecil O. and Mary Perthena (Patton) Wilson.
A 1943 graduate of Crawfordsville High School, she worked as a sales clerk for Dellekamps, Golden Rule and Weathervane, retiring in 1982. She attended the United Methodist church and was active in the American Legion Auxiliary for many years.
She married Robert W. Morris on April 19, 1969 in Crawfordsville. He survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Jeanne Albright and husband Gary, Jones, and Judy O'Sullivan and husband Kevin, Tampa, Fla.; four stepdaughters, Kathy Wagner and husband Dennis, Maple Grove, Minn., Marcia Mixon and husband Jim, White Oak, Minn., Cindy Demoret and husband Dave, Crawfordsville, and Michelle Perry and husband Dennis, Crawfordsville; three stepsons, Rick Morris and wife Tanya, New Palestine, Mike Morris and wife Janet, Lebanon, and Mark Morris, Crawfordsville; sister Barbara Moody, Dayton, Ohio, brother Vernon Wilson, Tulsa, Okla.; a grandson, three granddaughters, and a greatgrandchild, and several stepgrandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband Byron L. Dukes, and sister Margaret King.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Burkhart Funeral Home, Crawfordsville, with Pastor James Ranard officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery North.
Visitation is 4-7 p.m. Tuesday.