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George A. Smith & Sons Funeral Home

1544 South Highland, Jackson, TN

OBITUARY

Janice Kay Morris

February 1, 1947February 27, 2020
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Funeral services for Mrs. Morris , 73 of Jackson will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday March 1, 2020 at Meridian Baptist Church. Bro. Larry Kirk will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Ebenezer Cemetery.

Janice Morris was born on February 1, 1947 weighing only 3 pounds, to the late Raymond Jessie and Mary Grimm Stanfil. She was a fighter from the start. She grew up in Bemis and had many fun times hanging out at her parents restaurant, The Snowball Cafe on Patton Block. She married Joe Morris, on November 7, 1962, at the young age of 15. She and Joe loved to travel and she loved the mountains. Her deep love for her family was amazing. She fought a long hard battle with cancer, but she never lost her Faith with our Lord and Savior. “Let Go And Let God was her belief. Janice was a homemaker, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was also a devoted member of Meridian Baptist Church. Other than her parents she was also preceded in death by a granddaughter; Hillery Kay Collins. She is survived by her husband; Joe Morris, daughters; Karen Collins (Travis), Lisa Gibbons (Daniel) grandchildren; Kristen Hemby (Grant), Kourtney Leech (Randall), Dustin Cupples (Amber), Hailey Fielding, Gracie Gibbons, great Grandchildren; Connor Quarles, Hope Wood, Ryker Leech, Gavin Cupples, Bryce Cupples, Tenley Hemby, and Ford Hemby. The family will receive friends on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Meridian Baptist Church from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and will resume on Sunday from 1:00 PM until the time of the service at 2:00 PM, also at the church. Active pallbearers to serve; Travis Collins, Daniel Gibbons, Dustin Cupples, Grant Hemby, Connor Quarles and Randall Leech Honorary Pallbearer to serve ; Ryker Leech.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Travis Collins, Active
  • Daniel Gibbons, Active
  • Dustin Cupples, Active
  • Grant Hemby, Active
  • Connor Quarles, Active
  • Randall Leech, Active
  • Ryker Leech, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation with Friends and Loved Ones Saturday, February 29, 2020
  • Visitation Sunday, March 1, 2020
  • Funeral Service Sunday, March 1, 2020

Memories

Janice Kay Morris

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Peggy Johnson

February 29, 2020

Janice was one of the best friends I ever had. She was my example,encourager and inspiration After finding out I had cancer. She would tell me to let go and let God. I will miss her so very much. Loved you my sister in Christ!

Janice Richardson

February 28, 2020

Janice and I shared memories of our cancer and chemo experiences-I am so, so sorry the cancer took her from us. She is a sweet, sweet lady. I love her and Joe very much.
I miss them both very much
Janice Richardson

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