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Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Hanna Cemetery, Noble. Those attending may come directly to the cemetery.
Francis L. Morris, age 90, of Clay City, Illinois, passed away Friday morning, June 7, 2019, at Helia Healthcare in Olney.
He was born November 9, 1928, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, the son of John L. Morris and Patricia Florence (Poppe) Morris. He was united in marriage to Evelyn M. Brown on September 1, 1949, in Noble and they shared 66 years of marriage. She passed away September 22, 2015.
Fran spent his life working as a farmer, and in timber and logging, and operating a sawmill. He and Evelyn enjoyed traveling to Florida, and dancing together. He was a past active member of the Loyal Order of Moose.
He is survived by 3 sons: Steve (Jane) Morris of Clay City, David (Karen) Morris of Clay City, and Rodger (Ronna) Morris of Olney; 4 grandchildren: Joseph (Mei) Morris of Mattoon, Ryan (Mary) Morris of Clay City, and Rachel (Gabe) Helms and Katie Morris, both of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; and 4 great-grandchildren: Jackson, Hazel, and Neil Morris, Natalie Helms; and also one soon expected great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and a brother: Jon L. Morris.
A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Hanna Cemetery, Noble, with Doyle Williams officiating. Those attending may come directly to the cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. To share an online condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com
Sorry for your loss. Fran was a good man.
So sorry for your loss
Sorry for your loss! I enjoyed your Dad and Mom. They were wonderful people!
Francis and Evelyn was neighbors and friends when us kids were growing up. Rode bicycles by there all the time. Prayers go out to Steve, David, Rodger and their families. God bless!
Thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family.
So very sorry to hear of Francis passing. Nancy and Jeff
So sorry to hear about Francis. Thinking of family during this difficult time.
Sorry for your loss
Thoughts and prayers to you all .
Roger,Ronna and family, Sorry for your loss. Prayers during this difficult time.
Our thoughts & prayers are with the family.
Dear MORRIS Family We are thinking of and praying for you guys as you go through this time of sorrow. May God wrap His loving arms around you and hold you tight. Come see me sometime, Jackson.
Sorry for your loss, Prayer's for family and friends
We are thinking of you at this time and offering our sincere sympathy and condolences.