Alton Leonard Morphis
June 11, 1927 – April 21, 2018
Celebration of Life Services for Alton Leonard Morphis, 90, will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dale Gravat officiating.
Leonard died Saturday April 21, 2018 at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth, born June 11, 1927 to Charles Monroe and Ida Russell Morphis. He retired after 35 years as a sales representative for Langenberg Hat Company and was a member of Wells Station Baptist Church for many years where he served as a deacon, later after moving to the Selmer, TN. area he was a member, deacon and Sunday school teacher at Lakeview Baptist Church and a Veteran of the U.S. Army – Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings; Josephine Wilbanks, Gene Morphis, Nathan Morphis, and Vadeen Sanders.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Virginia Eaker Morphis, son; Alton L. Morphis Jr., Daughters; Denise Carol Oliasani and husband Bruce, Jennifer Lynette Williams, Paula Lynn Ray and husband Ronnie. Grandchildren; Dr. Ashely Edward Ray (Carrie), Jeremy Landon Williams, Rebekah Lynn Barron (Gerald), Julie Williams Eaton ( Blake), Wesley Tyler Williams, Olivia Carol Oliasani, Grant Weston Oliasani, Tyler Garrett Morphis, Bruce Oliasani (Ashley), Roya Oliasani Foster (Cory); 8 great grandchildren, Sisters; Sadie Foster, Maxine Fernhaber, brother; Rayde Morphis
Pallbearers; Dr. Ashely Ray, Jeremy Williams, Wesley Williams, Grant Oliasani, Tyler Morphis, Harrison Ray
Visitation will be 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM Tuesday at Memorial Funeral Home
Online condolences may be made at www.memorialcorinth.com
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April 23, 2018
Mr. Leonard and I first met when I got the courage to stop and ask about cutting a tree on his property for Chirstmas...from that we soon became brothers in Christ. His kind and gentle spirit will never be forgotten and so thankful for the love he and Ms. Virginia has shown to our family. We will continue praying for peace in the coming days. Gary and Danette Cagle.