Shirley A. Morris

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Shirley A. Morris, 77, of Bellefontaine, and formerly of West Liberty, passed away Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, at her residence.

Shirley was born Oct. 11, 1936, a daughter of the late James M. and Marcella Robinson Miller.

On Oct. 21, 1951, she married Robert Lee Morris in Marysville and he preceded her in death Oct. 27, 2002. She also was preceded in death by two great-grandchildren; a brother, Norman O. Miller; and a son-in-law, Robert Yelton.

She is survived by her three sons, Robert L. (Betty) Morris Jr. of Port Jefferson, Gary L. (Marsha) Morris of Bellefontaine and Randy J. (Karen) Morris of Marysville; three daughters, Vicki J. Yelton and Cheryl A. (David) Wren, both of Springfield, and Cathy J. (Mark) Bateman of Bellefontaine; two sisters, Lois J. Blair and Patricia E. Roby, both of Bellefontaine; 23 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She worked in housekeeping at the Holiday Inn in Bellefontaine for many years. She loved to play bingo and travel. She enjoyed fishing and listening to classic country and western music including George Jones and Elvis Presley.

Ernie Jones and Jesse Hatfield officiate a funeral at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 101 Zanesfield Road, West Liberty, where visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. Burial is in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311.

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