Ann M. Morris
TAYLORVILLE, IL - Ann M. Morris, 91, died at 2:36 p.m., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at Taylorville Care Center.
She was born Jan. 29, 1922, in White City, Ill., the daughter of Michael and Mary Benkovic Zupsich. On Nov. 23, 1940, she married Albert H. Morris in Benld, Ill. He preceded her in death on Sept. 23, 1992.
She was a 1965 graduate of Millikin University earning a BS in Education. She taught school at the Tovey Grade School for 20 years and St. Mary's Grade School for two years. Mrs. Morris was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylorville, Catholic Daughters of America, life member of Christian County Historical Society, Member of St. Vincent Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, American Association of University Women, Business and Professional Women, V.F.W. Auxiliary, Illinois Retired Teachers Association, Christian County Retired Teachers Association, Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, and the Millikin Alumni Association.
Surviving are her two sons, Albert George Morris of Taylorville and Stanley Morris of Coulterville, and daughter, Patty Andrews of Houston, Texas. There are 15 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Eloise Wachala; a daughter-in-law, Debbie Morris; six brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylorville with Father Alan Hunter officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Gillespie, Ill. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at McClure Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4:45 p.m.
Condolences may be sent online at mcclurefuneralhome.com.