Lena Downey Morrison(1922 - 2014)

Lena Downey Morrison

Funeral services for Lena Downey Morrison, age 91 of Whiteville, are at 12 p.m. Monday, July 14th at Shackelford's in Bolivar, with burial in in Melrose Cemetery in Whiteville. Visitation is at 10 a.m. before the service.

Mrs. Morrison died Thursday, July 10 in Bolivar.

She was born in Fayette County, November 29, 1922 to the late Samuel and Ona Downey, and lived all of her life in the Whiteville area. On October 26, 1940, she married Foster B. Morrison, who passed away November 9, 2000. She was a homemaker and a member of the Whiteville First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughters, Shirley Phillips of Whiteville and Phyllis Wolfe of Bolivar; 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Patsy Adams; a son, Gerald Morrison; and a brother, Leonard S. Downey.

Shackelford Funeral Directors, (731) 658-5277; www.sfdcares.com/obituaries/Lena-Morrison

Funeral Home

Shackelford Funeral Directors
109 Mecklenburg Drive Bolivar, TN 38008

Published in The Jackson Sun on July 12, 2014