Horse Shoe - Charles Ephraim Morrison, 81, of Rush Branch Rd., Horse Shoe, died Wednesday, December 26, 2012.
A native of Buncombe Co., he was a son of the late Lester and Pearl Penley Morrison. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Mary Morrison.
Mr. Morrison was a graduate of Lee H. Edwards High School. He retired from Square D, and was a member of Mills River United Methodist Church. He was also a Veteran of the U.S. Navy
He is survived by daughters Perri M. Smith and Molly Henderson; son Jeffrey Morrison and wife Bethany; 4 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty Clark.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Sunday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Paul B. Thompson and the Rev. Paige Ann Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Green Hills Cemetery.
His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mills River United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 137 Old Turnpike Rd., Mills River, NC 28759.
The online register is available at www.grocefuneralhome.com