Archive for Thursday, August 2, 2001

Bessie Morris


August 2, 2001

Visitation services for Bessie June Morris, 73, Olathe, were Friday, July 27, at the W.L. Frye and Son Mortuary and Crematory, Olathe. Graveside services were private.

Mrs. Morris died Tuesday, July 24, 2001, at her home.

She was born Oct. 12, 1927, in Santa Rosa, Mo., the daughter of Cecil and Iva (Stewart) Brown. She moved to Sunflower Village in 1944 and graduated from DeSoto High School in 1946. She moved to Olathe in 1957.Mrs. Morris was a homemaker.

Two sisters, Leona Davis and Betty Kent, and a brother, Junior Brown, preceded her in death.

She married James K. Morris on June 1, 1945. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include two sons, James Morris Jr., Olathe, and Michael K. Morris, Junction City; a daughter, Pam Kramer, Olathe; a sister, Velma Fleming, Iowa; two brothers, Bill Brown and Kenny Brown, both of Iowa; and eight grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to Kansas City Hospice, 12006 W. 87th St., Lenexa 66215.

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