BLADENBORO — Deborah "Debbie" Lynn Byrd Morris, 56, of Bladenboro, passed away Saturday, August 13, 2016.
Debbie was a registered nurse at Bladen County Hospital for 32 years. She loved being a nurse and loved her work family — they were special to her. Debbie dedicated her life to serving the community and helping others. She was a one-of-a-kind person and will truly be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Debbie was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Bernice Owens Byrd; special aunt, Della Haithcock; nephew, Brent Byrd; and father-in-law, Harvey Morris.
Survivors include her husband, Roderick Harvey "Rick" Morris, Jr., of the home; daughter, Kelly Morris Barnes of Myrtle Beach, S.C. (Jamie); special fur baby, Jack; brother, Robert Byrd of Spartanburg, S.C. (Evelyn Wood); niece, Heather Bowers of Albemarle, N.C. (Terry); great-niece, Abigail Blasingame of Spartenburg, S.C.; a special uncle, Junior Haithcock of Albemarle, N.C.; mother-in-law, Elizabeth Morris; brother-in-law, Dean Morris (Valerie); and niece, Allison Morris and nephew, MacKenize Morris of Bladenboro, N.C.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 from 6-9 pm at Bladen-Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Dublin. Burial will follow the service at AG Roberts Cemetery, Old N.C. 41, Bladenboro, N.C.