Earl Harding Morris

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery

        During the early morning of December 5, 2007, God whispered to Earl Harding Morris that his battle was over and the Victory had been won. Our dearly beloved husband, father, and grandfather departed this life at Johnston Willis Hospital. He was the son of the late George & Annie Morris. He was preceded in death by a son, Rayfield O. Morris, four sisters and four brothers.

        Earl was born March 22, 1921 and accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at a very early age and joined the Mt. Zion Baptist Church where he served on the Usher Board. He retired from Harrington Builders, Inc. in 1986. Aside from Church and work, Earl was an avid hunter and was a member of the '684 Hunt Club'.

        He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Helen T. Morris, two sons, Burnett D. Morris (Sandra) Hampton, VA.; Earl E. Morris (Sharon) Midlothian, VA.; two daughters, one devoted, E. Anne Morris-Anderson (Rodney) Richmond, VA.; Diana A. Smith (James) Chesterfield, VA.; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and three great, great-grandchildren; two brothers, George C. Morris, Powhatan, VA.; Elton Morris, Richmond, VA.; five sister-in-laws, Maude Funn, Mechanicsville, VA.; Julia Joyner, Baltimore, MD.; Alice Taylor, Dorine Taylor and Vassar Taylor, Powhatan, VA.; three brothers-in-law, Albert Royal, Herman Elmo Taylor and James Taylor, Powhatan, VA. and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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