J. B. Morris

February 17, 1925November 23, 2018

J. B. Morris was born in Epps, LA, his parents were P. T. and Mamie Morris. He went to be with his Lord November 23, 2018 at his home in Shreveport.

Mr. Morris attended Northwestern State University and later graduated from Southwestern State University and achieved a Bachelor Of Science Degree. He served in WWII in the US Army. He later worked for Sun Oil Company for 33 years. He also owned and operated Morris Peach Farm in Dunn, LA. After retiring He worked at Lex Nursery. He was a member of the Delhi Masonic Lodge #120 and was a longtime member of University Church of Christ.

Mr. Morris is preceded in death by his wife Margaret; parents; five brothers; and four sisters. He is survived by his daughter, Debra Morris; various nieces and nephews, and many friends.

A service celebrating the life of J. B. Morris will be held Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 2:00 PM at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home. Officiating will be Minister Jerry Hodge. Interment will follow in Centuries Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 12:30 until service time at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be his nephews and Honorary Pallbearers are his longtime friends.

The family would like to thank Southern Care Hospice, Stacy Hamlin, and Lottie and family for their loving care and also a special thank you to the Shriners of Memphis.

In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, Shreveport or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis.


  • Margaret Morris, Wife
  • Debra Morris, Daughter
  • Mr. Morris is also survived by various nieces, nephews, and many friends.


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 27, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, November 27, 2018

J. B. Morris

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