Whitten Monelison Chapel

3966 South Amherst Highway, Madison Heights, VA


James Lewis Morris

April 16, 1930September 27, 2019

James Lewis Morris, 89, of Madison Heights passed away Friday, September 27, 2019, at his residence. He was the husband of the late Charlene Coffey Morris. He was born April 16, 1930, in Earling, WV.

James was a retired electrician for General Electric. He was a loving husband, father and friend. James served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. James is survived by his two daughters, Pat Howard and her husband Doug of Amherst and Kyra Wilson and her husband Chad of Verona; his constant companion, “Beanie” the cat; and other loving family member and friends.

A graveside service will be conducted 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at Briarwood Memorial Gardens with Pastor Allan Monfils officiating. There will be no visitation hours at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Amherst County.

To send online condolences to the family, please visit www.whittenmonelison.com.

Whitten Monelison Chapel is serving the family, (434) 929-5712.


  • Charlene Coffey Morris, Wife (deceased)
  • Pat Howard, Daughter
  • Doug Howard, Son-in-law
  • Kyra Wilson, Daughter
  • Chad Wilson, Son-in-law
  • "Beanie" the cat, his constant companion
  • James is also survived by other loving family members and friends.

  • Humane Society of Amherst County


  • Graveside Service Wednesday, October 2, 2019


James Lewis Morris

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Susan Pugh

September 30, 2019

I’m so sorry to hear of your dad passing. I’m glad I had not only the opportunity to meet him but the family as well. I hope each of you enjoy the memories you have and they bring you comfort. Hugs to each of you!

Dean Torrence

September 30, 2019

Jim was a wonderful neighbor and friend. I thought a lot him and would do anything to help me. I will truly miss him.