James D. Morris

Born December 18, 1935

James D. Morris

COLUMBIA- Funeral services for James D. Morris, 82, of Columbia, SC will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Columbia First Church of the Nazarene with entombment to follow at Bush River Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the church. Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, for which he was most thankful, 950 West Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605. James was born December 18, 1935 in Rock Hill, SC to the late Samuel and Mildred Small Morris and passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He taught at Spring Valley and Richland Northeast High Schools, but his passion and heart was singing Southern Gospel music. Surviving are his wife, Virginia Morris of Columbia, SC; daughter, Jamie (Mike) Barrett of Irmo: grandsons, Neil (Hallie) Barrett of Bell Buckle, TN, Nick (Christa) Barrett of Chicago, IL and Nathan Barrett of Irmo, SC; great-grandsons, Jack and Charlie Barrett and brother, Ronnie (Judy) Morris of Statesville, NC. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.


  • Visitation Saturday, June 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 9, 2018

James D. Morris

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Sarah-Kaye Frierson Dorsey

June 6, 2018

Mama Morris, Jamie, and Family,
I love you all so much!!! My childhood was complete with so many memories of being another one of your family and I was greatly loved by all of you. Please know that you are all in my heart, my thoughts and my prayers through this time of loss.

Daddy Morris,
Thank you for loving me as your very own. Thank you for the memories and the times that we sat and sang songs together. I love you so much!!!