Harry Rolland Morris, 71, of Lawson, went to be with The Lord Sept. 20, 2013, surrounded by his family and friends.
Harry was born Sept. 10, 1942 to Harry Lee and Ello Bea (Parker) Morris in Puryear, Tenn., in the home of his maternal grandparents, Herbert and Mary Parker.
Harry joined Mary Anne Groshong in marriage Oct. 14, 1961. She survives of the home. To bless their union, three children were born: Marlin (Rhonda) Morris and Monty (Pam) Morris of Lawson, and Shannon (James) Wollard of Hardin.
Harry was a Christian man and a member of the Old Union Christian Union Church where he taught Sunday School for over 20 years. He enjoyed spending time with Mary Ann at their flower shop Expressions of Love. Ever since he retired from Home Depot in 2006. He worked for Farmland Industries for years as well as owned H&M Machine shop. He enjoyed spending time with his family and watching John Wayne movies.
He is also survived by grandchildren Daniel (Emily) Morris, Amanda (Jason) Regelski, Patrick (fiancé Jenny) Gorham, Randi Gorham, Joey (fiancé Crystal) Gorham, and Riley Gorham, and great-grandchildren Isabella, Jade, Jordan, Hazel, Julia, and Claire.
Harry is also survived by his father and step-mother, Harry Lee and Joyce Morris of Lawson. Three brothers: Charles (Lois) Morris, Excelsior Springs, Walter (Elaine) Morris, Richmond, and Ralph (Dianna) Morris, Lawson, one sister Marylin (Steve) Gallimore, Puryear, Tenn., and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Harry was preceded in death by his mother, Ello Bea and a sister Regena, and a nephew Kristopher Morris.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening Sept. 24 from 6 until 8 p.m at the Polley Funeral Home in Lawson. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013,. Burial will be in the Lawson Cemetery, Lawson.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Lawson Ministerial alliance to help those in need in the Lawson Community, or to the Old Union Church for the purpose of purchasing a commercial refrigerator.
Arrangements by Polley Funeral Home, Lawson.