Deacon Fred Morris, Jr.
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SHREVEPORT, LA - Celebration of life services for Deacon Fred Morris Jr., 73, will be Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Sunrise Baptist Church, 3220 Lakeshore Dr., Pastor Ricky Moore, officiating. Interment will follow at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery. Family hour from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Sunrise Baptist Church.
Mr. Morris was born in Logansport, La. He was retired from Lucent Technolgy. He entered into eternal rest on July 16, 2012 after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Morris was preceded in death by his parents; Mr. Fred Morris Sr. and Mrs Mary Lou Mosley, stepfather Essex Mosley, sisters; Lurlene Johnson, Chenell Thomas, and Infant Thomas, brother; Charlie Mosley.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Patsy Cason Morris, sons; Cedric B. Morris of Houston, TX, Valentino (Angela) Morris of Shreveport, LA and Marcus (Ta'Tarnisha) Morris (grandson), daughters; Vanessa (Joseph) Williams of Houston, TX and Alysia Y'Vette Walker, sisters; Christene Palmer of Houston, TX and Brenda Mosley of Dallas TX, brother; Alton Mitchell of California, 15 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, a special cousin; Lola Abraham of Logansport, LA., 1 niece, 4 nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Special thanks to Dr. Billy Bickham, Dr. Robert Jones, Willis Knighton North, nurses and staff that helped in Fred's transition.
Family is the road You give us to travel in life, Heavenly Father, each generation another step in the journey to You and thank You God for the landmarks of life that bind the generations together.
Published in Shreveport Times on July 20, 2012