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Jean Marie Morris Obituary
1952 ~ 2013
OUR HERO
After a courageous fight against breast cancer, our loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, and dear friend, Jeanie Morris, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on January 30th, 2013.
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah May 19th,1952. Growing up in Ephraim, Utah raised by loving parents Roger and LaRue Johnson. There she attended Snow College, graduating with an associate's degree. Later moving to Salt Lake City, graduating from Weber State College with a degree in nursing. While living in Salt Lake City she met Monte Huff. They were married in 1976 (later divorced). Together they had two children, Kerri Dawn and Shaun Roger.
While raising two children in West Jordan, she met Robert Morris. They married December 9th, 1988. Robert has been her devoted and loving husband, caregiver, and best friend for 24 years.
Working as a caring nurse for over 30 years, she devoted her life to her life's work, nursing. She loved being a nurse, and worked in many different capacities in her career. She touched the lives and hearts of everyone she met. Even cancer could not stop her from treating and caring for her patients and dear friends.
Jeanie fought a hard and courageous battle for the last 9 years. She was relentless in her fight and fought hard until the end.
She is survived by her husband, Robert, daughter, Kerri (Steve) Nash, son, Shaun Huff, father Roger Johnson, brother, John (Shireen) Johnson, sister, Joy (Scott) Bushnell, stepchildren, Shantel (John) Nuttall, John (Daphne) Morris, Clint (Tina) Morris, Sara (Jared) Stark, 4 nieces and nephews and 21 grandchildren. Preceded in death by her mother, LaRue Johnson.
A very special thanks to Dr. Nibley and the staff at Utah Cancer Specialists, to Inspiration Hospice, especially her dear friend and hospice nurse Franki, to friends and colleagues at Haven Home Health and Hospice. Jeanie has many friends that she will miss, thank you for your endearing love and friendship throughout the years.
A celebration of her life will be held Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 1130 at the Parkway 4th Ward, 3400 West 9600 South, South Jordan, Utah. Friends and family may call Monday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm, at the LDS chapel, and Tuesday morning from 10:00-11:15 at the church prior to services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to The at www.komenslc.org.
Jeanie, I miss you and love you forever! Love, Bob

Published in Salt Lake Tribune on Feb. 3, 2013
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