Gaynelle Arthur Morris, 78 of Bedford, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014 at Carriage Hill Retirement Home. She was born on Wednesday, July 17, 1935 in Bedford County, a daughter of the late Walter H. Arthur and Winnifre Crouch Arthur. She was also preceded in death by her husband, William Ross Morris. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Surviving is her daughter, Debra M. Crouch and husband, David of Thaxton; three sons, Gerald Morris and wife, Francie, Wayne Morris and wife, Wanda of Bedford, Danny Ray Morris and wife, Allie of Ledyard, CT; five grandchildren, Mary Morris, Dustin Crouch, Kelsey Morris, Jenna Morris, Hannah Morris; three step-grandsons; and two sisters, Mildred Gardner of Bedford, Arlene Ferguson of Huddleston. The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider The Gideons International, Bedford County Camp, P. O. Box 791, Bedford, VA 24253 or Trinity Baptist Church, 947 Lyle Street, Bedford, VA 24523. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 1 pm at Updike Funeral Chapel, Bedford with Rev. Vernon Delong officiating. Interment followed in Virginia Memorial Park. Arrangements by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.