BOILING SPRINGS-Mrs. Nellie Virginia Morrison, 95, of Boiling Springs, passed away Jan. 23, 2013, at Hospice of Cleveland County at Wendover.
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A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late John Burton Willis and Jessie Mae Burleson Willis.
Mrs. Morrison enjoyed sewing, singing, playing musical instruments, cooking and babysitting her grandchildren. She was a member of Davidson Memorial Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, T.B. Morrison; one son, Jimmy Morrison; one daughter, Linda Blanton; three sisters; and three brothers.
She is survived by six daughters, Betty Putnam of Shelby, Nancy Davis and husband Royce of Shelby, Peggy Wright of Shelby, Robin Price and husband Terry of Boiling Springs, Sandra Hiebert and husband Ralph of Shelby, and Tracy McSwain and husband Sam of Shelby; five sons, Johnny Morrison and wife Faye of Shelby, Steve Morrison and wife Vickie of Mooresboro, Larry Morrison and wife Betty of Lawndale, Roger Morrison of Shelby, and Ronnie Morrison of Mooresboro; one sister, Dorothy White of Shelby; 26 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all the caregivers and friends of Shelby Manor, fourth floor east, at Cleveland Regional Medical Center and Hospice at Wendover.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Cleveland Funeral Services. Family headquarters is located at 668 McBrayer Homestead Road, Shelby.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at Davidson Memorial Baptist Church
Officiated By: Dr. Bobby Ridge and Dr. Timothy Simms
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services and Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Davidson Memorial Baptist Church, 900 Mark Dr., Shelby, N.C. 28152
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com
Published in Shelby Star on Jan. 25, 2013