Evelyn L. Morris

Evelyn L. Morris Grand Ledge Evelyn Lorraine Morris, devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister passed away on November 25, 2013 at the age of 75. Evelyn was born August 16, 1938 in Marshall, MI, daughter of John and Flossie (Jones) Royston. Evelyn was the owner of Morris Care AFC and attended the Needmore Independence Baptist Church. She enjoyed making porcelain dolls and her flower gardens. Evelyn also greatly enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her children, grand and great grandchildren, whom she loved so much. Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Robert, son Robert (Kimberly) II, 3 daughters: Diane (Lynn) Osborn, Brenda (Frank) Blanchard, Deborah Morris; 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; 3 sisters: Ruth Hoag, Marilyn Garlow, Irene (Garfield) Dahl; 3 brothers: Harold (Mary) Royston, Duane (Joan) Royston, Larry Royston, and uncle Charles (Jennie Lynn) Jones. She was preceded in death by her grandson Craig Morris and brother Charles Royston. Funeral services will be held Friday, November 29, 2013 - 12:00 p.m. at the Needmore Independence Baptist Church, 319 W. Needmore Hwy., Charlotte, MI 48813, with Pastor Dr. David F. Iseminger officiating. Interment will follow at Strange Cemetery, Oneida Twp., Eaton Co. Visitations will begin Friday from 10:00 a.m. until service time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Eaton Community Palliative Care or the Needmore Independence Baptist Church. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com.


Published in Lansing State Journal from Nov. 27 to Dec. 1, 2013