Gertie Morris(1923 - 2014)

Gertie Nell Morris, 91, of Euless passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Graveside service: 1 p.m. Thursday, April 17, in Memorial Cemetery in Paris, Tenn. Arrangements are being handled by Moore Funeral Home in Arlington and Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St., Paris, Tenn. Gertie was born March 18, 1923, in Henry County, Tenn., to William Arthur Morris and Nora Newport Morris. After receiving her bachelor's degree in Kentucky, Gertie went on to earn a master's degree from Duke University. Gertie and her sister, Laura, moved to Texas in 1966 and were members of First Baptist Church of Hurst. She enjoyed an extensive teaching career, including teaching advanced mathematics at Mirabeau B. Lamar High School in Arlington. Following her retirement, Gertie enjoyed gardening and visiting with her friends and neighbors. She was preceded in death by her brother, J.D. Morris, and her sister, Laura Morris. Survivors: Cousins, Don Burton of Murray, Ky., and Gary Newport of Paris, Tenn.

Funeral Home

Moore Funeral Home
1219 North Davis Drive Arlington, TX 76012
(817) 275-2711

Published in Star-Telegram from Apr. 17 to Apr. 18, 2014