She was born March 5, 1933 in Wapella, the daughter of Fletcher and Marion (Carl) Ellis. She married Kenneth H. "Bill" Morris on Dec. 23, 1950 in Wapella, and he preceded her in death on March 30, 2009.
Carol was a secretary at Holland & Brothers in Wapella for 30 years. She enjoyed quilting.
She is survived by two children, Kim (Brad) Karr of Wapella and Kenneth (Tonja) Morris of LeRoy, Ill.; seven grandchildren, Sada (Ryan) McGee of DeWitt, Ill., Lynn (Chad) Schmid of Clinton, Ill., Jason (Trudy) Karr of Clinton, Ill., John Karr of Wapella, David (Heather) Taylor of Greencastle, Brandon Karr of Clinton and Kenneth Tyler Morris of Wapella; five great-grandchildren, Blake Karr, Nick Zenger, Nate Zenger, Raylan Schmid and Savannah McGee; and a brother, Bill (Betty) Ellis of Clinton, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and one granddaughter.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 at Long Point Cemetery in Wapella with J. Kent Hickerson officiating. There will be no visitation.
Memorials may be made to the Carol Ann Morris Memorial Fund.
Calvert Funeral Home in Clinton, Ill. is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.calvertmemorial.com.