Wanda Morris Obituary

Wanda M. Morris
Wanda M. Morris
Wanda M. Morris

June 9, 1924 - September 5, 2011
Born in Haskell, Texas
Resided in Urbandale, IA
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Wanda M. Morris, 87, passed peacefully into heaven on Monday, September 5, 2011, following 4 years at Deerfield Retirement Community in Urbandale, Iowa. She was born on June 9, 1924, in Haskell, Texas, one of five children born to Jess and Sylvia Pennington.

Wanda married John P. Morris on February 14, 1947 in Amarillo, TX. They were married for 55 years. She enjoyed being a housewife and lovingly cared for their three sons. She will be missed by her sons, Larry D. Morris (Sara) of West Des Moines, IA, John Bradley Morris (Julie) of Atlanta, GA, and Jesse Alan Morris (Jean) of Bakersfield, CA; eight grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Wanda loved Jesus and she loved His little children. She taught Sunday School for 4 year-olds at Trinity Baptist Church in Amarillo for 50 years. She was a devoted and loving Christian woman and her personality always made everyone around her happy. Wanda was known at Deerfield as "The Southern Belle" with a great smile; she referred to everyone as "Honey".

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2011, at the Trinity Baptist Church in Amarillo. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 1601 I-40 West, Amarillo, TX 79109.

Wanda's family thanks the staff at Deerfield for their wonderful care, love and support.


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Trinity Baptist Church
1601 I-40 West
Amarillo, TX US 79109
Saturday, September 24, 2011
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


Trinity Baptist Church
1601 I-40 West
Amarillo, TX 79109