Dawson Morris

October 29, 1993August 26, 2013
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MORRIS, George Dawson (“Dawson”), age 19, of Montgomery, Alabama, passed away in Auburn, Alabama on Monday, August 26, 2013. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Alabama Heritage Funeral Home. A celebration of Dawson’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, August 30, 2013 at Eastern Hills Baptist Church, with Brother Rick Marshall officiating. Burial will follow at Alabama Heritage Cemetery. Dawson was born in Montgomery, Alabama on October 29, 1993. He grew up in the loving community of Eastern Hills Baptist Church and Trinity Presbyterian School, from which he graduated in 2012 after being named an AP Scholar, National Merit Commended Student, and member of the All-Metro basketball team. From Trinity he continued on to Auburn University with a Presidential Scholarship, majoring in Chemical Engineering and actively participating in intramural sports. Dawson’s smile brought joy to all those blessed to know him. He enjoyed playing basketball, football, and ping-pong; spending time with friends and family; and water-skiing and wakeboarding at the lake. Dawson is preceded in death by his grandfather, Dr. Hoyt Lumpkin and aunt, Linda Morris. Dawson is survived by his parents, James “Jack” Morris and Dr. Lisa Lumpkin Morris; sister, Jacqueline Morris; and brother, James “Jay” (Linnea) Morris. Dawson is further survived by his paternal grandparents, Roy and Beverly Morris; uncles, Shepherd (Marguerite) Morris, William Morris, and Robert (Angela) Morris; and cousins, Shep (Jamie), Beverly (Curtis), J.W., Katherine, Haley, Fuller, Jed, and Zeph. In addition, Dawson is survived by his maternal grandmother, Jacqueline Lumpkin; uncle, Gregory Lumpkin; and aunt, Laura Lumpkin; and numerous other relatives and friends. For those wishing to express their condolences, the family humbly requests contributions be made to the George Dawson Morris Memorial Scholarship Fund, care of Trinity Presbyterian School, 1700 East Trinity Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama, 36106. Condolences may be offered on line at Alabama Heritage Directing.


  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, August 30, 2013
  • Visitation Thursday, August 29, 2013

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September 10, 2013

We were pleased to meet and have Dawson in our home. He was a delightful guest and we are so sorry to learn of his passing. There are no words to give comfort for your loss.

God Bless you and keep you.
Jack and Kathleen Carmichael
Grandparents of Stephen Mokulis

Dan and Angie Singleton

September 3, 2013

Jack,you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Chris & Becky Mason

September 3, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

September 2, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers go out Jack and Lisa during this hardest of times in their lives. We taught Dawson in Sunday School and I was lucky enough to coach him in RA's Basketball. He was such Fine and Kind Young Man. carey and Jane Chandler

August 31, 2013

It is with earthly sadness, but Heavenly joy that I send my deepest-felt sympathy. Joan McDevitt, EHBC, Montgomery

Brian & Christy Johnson

August 31, 2013

Dawson had such a bright spirit, and left on impression on us even in the brief time we were acquainted with him during the wedding festivities for Linnea and Jay. I am so sorry for your loss, and pray the God of comfort be near during this time of grieving.

David &Marsha Chastain

August 31, 2013

Dr Lumpkin and family.. please know that we are truly saddened by this tragedy. We wil be praying for all of you during this difficult time. I know our heavenly Father can comfort you with HIS loving arms. David and Marsha Chastain

Barbara White

August 31, 2013

We enjoyed getting to know Dawson, and appreciate the friendship he shared with Mark. He was a great guy, and will be missed by all who knew him. We are praying for your family in this difficult time.
Barbara, Don and Mark White

Marcia Daniel

August 30, 2013

Jack, Lisa & Jacqueline: Our hearts are breaking for you all and we are praying the Lord will shower you continually with peace and comfort.
We are unable to make the service in person, but will be there in spirit.
In His Loving Care,
Marcia & Danny

Steve and Becky Peavy

August 30, 2013

Jack and Lisa, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We pray that you will know and feel God's love and comfort.