Joanne Morris

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. - Joanne Morris, 63, of Rocky Mount, Va., formerly of Sussex, passed away Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012.

She was born in New Jersey on Nov. 25, 1949. She was preceded in death by her father, L.B. Williams; son, Michael Morris; and nephew, James Vealey. Surviving are her husband of 46 years, Gerald Morris, of Rocky Mount, Va.; daughter, Jennifer Ferron and husband, Seth, of Wirtz, Va.; mother, Carolyn Rome Williams, of Rocky Mount, Va.; three grandchildren, Evan Yerkey, Iain Ferron and Madison Ferron; three sisters, Cynthia Hostler and husband, Tim, of Rocky Mount, Va., Carol Licata and husband, David, of Jupiter, Fla., Janice Huff and husband, Kenny, of Rocky Mount, Va.; nieces and nephews, Lisa Ringleben Ramirez, John May, Brian Huff, Andrew Licata, Jacob Licata and Kristle Licata.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, Nov. 28, at 3 p.m. at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church with Pastor Liz Lazenby officiating. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. at the church before the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, 2717 Ruritan Road, Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Arrangements by Lynch Conner Bowman Funeral Home, 140 Floyd Ave., Rocky Mount, VA 24151 540-483 5533.

Published in The New Jersey Herald on Nov. 27, 2012