OBITUARY

Dorothy Lynn Morris

October 8, 1923March 30, 2021

Dorothy Lynn Morris (Billedeaux), 97 years old, passed away at her home in Henderson, Nevada, surrounded by family and friends on March 30th, 2021. Dorothy was born on October 8th, 1923 on a Blackfoot Indian reservation in Browning, Montana to Nannie King and Greeley Billedeaux. She had two sisters, Rose Marie and Nancy and one brother King. Dorothy married Stanley Emerson Morris in 1956, they owned a bar, café and beauty salon in Redondo Beach California before moving to Henderson, Nevada. She was employed by the City of Henderson for 10 years and Volunteered at St. Rose De Lima Hospital gift shop for 30 years. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter- Day Saints, The Red Hat Society, and the Eastern Star where she became the Worthy Matron. She loved Arts and Crafts winning many awards for her creativity. Dorothy was predeceased by her parents;husband Stanley, and her son Gary L. Griffie. She is survived by her son Donald L. Griffie; 9 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great grandchildren. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, friend. She was an inspiration to all who knew her, and she will be truly missed.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Fred Griffie, Active Pallbearer
  • Donald A. Griffie, Active Pallbearer
  • Gary Griffie, Active Pallbearer
  • Matt Griffie, Active Pallbearer
  • Gary Mynear, Active Pallbearer
  • Jose Tavarez, Active Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, April 12, 2021

  • Reception

    Monday, April 12, 2021

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, April 12, 2021

Memories

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Barbie Holmes

April 6, 2021

Dorothy Lynn was a valued member of our Eastern Star Chapter in Henderson, serving as our Worthy Matron (President) two different times. It was our pleasure to visit her many times during this pandemic time. We brought her homemade soup and baked items which she seemed to appreciate. Her home was always 'neat as a pin' and decorated to match the season. It was delightful visiting with her and she will be missed.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY