Juanita Vern Morris (1928 - 2017)

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Juanita Vern Morris, 89, of Caneyville, peacefully passed away Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville.
She was born on Wednesday, July 5, 1928, in Rineyville, the daughter of the late Abraham and Emma Mae Daughtery Morgan. Juanita was a school teacher in the Grayson County School System and retired after teaching more than 35 years. She taught at Tunnel Hill School, Rineyville School and Pine Knob School before teaching at Caneyville School for more than 20 years.
She was the clerk of the Grayson County Baptist Association for more than 30 years and a member of New Harvest Baptist Church. She was given to pray and the reading of God's word, which she put in practice every day. She also enjoyed quilting and working puzzles.
Juanita is survived by her daughter, Pam Cartwright (Tim) of Leitchfield; her son, Wendell Morris (Marianne) of Raceland; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bernard Morgan of Elizabethtown and Louie Morgan of Rineyville; three sisters, Margie Sharp of Millerstown, Jane Lucas (Bernie) of Rineyville and Sue Hayden (Wayne) of Vine Grove; and a lot of special nieces and nephews.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of almost 64 years, John David Morris; their daughter, Eugena Tabor; one granddaughter, Haley Cartwright; three brothers, Ralph, Donnie and Marion Morgan; an infant brother, Clifford Dale Morgan; and two sisters, Ina Cain and Erma Bewley.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home in Caneyville, with Brother Jeremy Atwood and Brother John Whittaker officiating. Burial is in Sanders Cemetery.
Visitation is after 2 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be made at www.dermittjoycefuneralhome.com.
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Dermitt-Joyce Funeral Home
201 E Maple St
Caneyville, KY 42721
(270) 879-3966
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Published in The Record on Sept. 5, 2017
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