Tuesday, August 13, 2013
MRS. VERDIE LEE CALLAN MORRIS, born October 6, 1920, an honorable daughter of Robert T. and Rosie Lee Mobbs Callan and loving wife of Jessie Glenn Morris passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at her home in the Pennville Community of Summerville, Georgia. Verdie was a child of God and member of Pennville First Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher. She retired from Best Manufacturing Company of Menlo. Not only was she a loving wife and mother, but an accomplished seamstress, fine crafter, an artist, carver, gardener and homemaker, a beloved friend and neighbor who will be greatly missed. Verdie was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister, Beulah Callan Hawkins, three brothers: Roy A. Callan, Fred Callan and Robert Callan, Jr., a Great Grandson Easton Barrett Morris and son-in-law Utah Rice. She is survived by four children: J. V. Morris (Betty), Martha Ann Morris Jones (Ben), Betty Lee Morris Rice and Joyce Sue Morris Hix (Jimmy), nine Grandchildren, eleven Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held Friday, August 16, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Billy Dempsey officiating, interment in Green Hills Memory Gardens. Active Pallbearers will be Grand Sons and Great Grand Sons. Honorary Pallbearers will be Lois Bearden and Mary Jones. Visitation will at the Funeral Home Friday from 12:30 P.M. until the hour of service. The flowers are appreciated of memorial contributions be made to Gideon Bibles, Pennville First Baptist Church or Solomor Hospice. Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.