Funeral services for Nellie Mae Morris, 84, of
3818 Vista Drive, Nampa,
who died Wednesday at home, will be conducted at 10 a.m.
Saturday in the Nampa Church
of the Brethren by the Rev. John V. Silliker, of the Ustick Baptist
Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral
was born May 25, 1897 at Nocona, Tex.
At the age of 9 she moved with her family to the
Lower Fairview Community near
where she was reared and educated.
She married John E. "Jack" Morris in 1920 at Boise.
Following their marriage they lived in Colorado for 11/2 years.
They then moved to Wilder where they farmed for seven
years. In 1928 they
moved to the Bennett Community near
where they farmed and in 1943 they moved to a farm in Melba.
He died April 5, 1965.
In 1979 she moved to Nampa to make her home.
She was a member of the Nampa Church
of the Brethren, the Bennett Community Club and a past
member of the Women's Century Club.
She is survived
by a son, G. Patrick Morris, Seattle, Wash.; four daughters,
Mrs. Richard (Alice Marie) Elliott, Melba, Mrs, Robert
(Charlotte) Skyles, Mrs. Burke (Jackie) Neeley and Mrs.
Della Jane Taylor, all of Nampa ; three sisters, Mrs. Sudie
Nelson, Nampa, Mrs. Vina Lowe, Mountain Home, and Mrs. Hazel
May, San Diego, Calif.; a brother, A.L. Drake, Nampa; 26
grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Richard and
Robert Morris, two brothers, a sister and a son-in-law,
may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel today until 9 p.m. and
on Friday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Memorials may be
made to a favorite Christian Charity or flowers may be sent.