Ronald Wayne Morris

Born on September 6, 1939

Departed on July 8, 2020 and resided in White House, TN

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Ronald W. Morris, 80, of White House, TN passed away July 8, 2020 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and is now resting with Jesus. He was born to the late Oran Morris and Reba Abraham. Mr. Morris is survived by wife of 60 years, Nancy Morris, their children Sharon (Shane), Connie, Vicki (Tommy), and Michael (Bethany); five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Donna Morton, Patricia Grimes and three nieces. Ron graduated from Madison High School class of 1958 and proudly served his country for 20 years in the U.S. Navy’s Submarine Service. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home White House Sunday July 12 from 2-6 pm. Chapel service will be Monday July 13 at 10 am with interment to follow at White House Memorial Gardens with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his honor to Parkinson Foundation or Folds of Honor.

18 Comments to Ronald Wayne Morris

  1. Charlie and Becky Rau
    July 9, 2020 7:22 pm

    Ronnie Morris ran his race well, loved Jesus and his family. A wonderful friend and neighbor. His dedication to serving 20 years in the Navy is greatly appreciated by all of us who value our freedom. Prayers continue for Nancy and their family.

    • Nancy C Morris
      July 10, 2020 12:25 am

      Thanks sweet friends, Ron would be proud to be remembered in such a way. You are cherished friends, Nancy

  2. Debbie McClendon
    July 9, 2020 7:23 pm

    Nancy, my heart breaks for you. Ron is now in a much better place, but we are selfish humans and want to keep them here with us. Please know we are praying for you during this time

    • Nancy C Morris
      July 10, 2020 12:33 am

      Ran across pictures the other day of you and your hubby, Melody and her man, me and my sweet husband. He’s still in my best memories but I wouldn’t want him to come back for any reason. He’s at his new residence with Jesus…..no Parkinson disease or Dementia. They might even let him in the choir. Love you guys, Nancy

  3. Jimmy & Susan Johnson
    July 9, 2020 10:03 pm

    With our deepest Sympathies to you Nancy and your family. Your in our prayers! He fought a long battle and is no longer in pain and in the arms of Jesus.

  4. Nancy C Morris
    July 10, 2020 12:41 am

    That sweet peace that comes from my assurance of where he is today probably asking Jesus hundreds of complicated questions about creation, what makes that tick and that work. Answers that could only come from the mind of GOD.
    The God of creations loves us. How amazing.

  5. Timothy Watrous
    July 10, 2020 11:32 am

    My friend is gone. I will miss him so very much but I will let him go with praise.

    • Nancy Morris
      July 11, 2020 9:56 pm

      As I think of you I’ll remember you were the one who introduced us. I think I got the better end of that deal.

  6. Jane Kershaw
    July 11, 2020 8:14 am

    He ran his race well and has received his crown of victory. Prayers for you Nancy, and your family.

    • Nancy Morris
      July 11, 2020 10:00 pm

      Jane, we have our sad moments but want him back for a second. He’s at the feet of God
      Celebrate with us

  7. Valerie Gober Elder
    July 12, 2020 1:42 pm

    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers Nancy at this most difficult time. I know that Ronnie and Bill H. are up in heaven having a grand ole time and probably aggravating Judy! Lol

    • Nancy Morris
      July 14, 2020 7:47 am

      Valerie, poor Judy, she doesn’t stand a chance with those two.
      Ron has been sick for so many years that I can’t be sad for he has a brand new body with no more
      Parkinsons or dementia. Celebrate with us the life he faught to live and the new life he now has with Jesus

  8. Steve and Jackie Gillespie
    July 12, 2020 10:15 pm

    Nancy,
    Love and prayers to you and your family. Remembering this great life and celebrating the freedom Ron now enjoys in the presence of Jesus. Wish we could be there to hug your neck, sweet friend!

    • Nancy Morris
      July 13, 2020 10:28 pm

      Thanks Steve and Jackie. I can’t be sad for that assurance of where Ron is comforts me. He’s at the feet of Jesus. Steve, you’ll appreciate this. The last song of the service was….Spirit in the sky…..
      He didn’t ask me to have it played he asked our daughter. He knew I’d be to concerned what people would think
      When the song ended everyone clapped and gave a thumbs up. So Ron Morris

  9. Beth Davis
    July 13, 2020 3:30 pm

    Prayers for any comfort an healing you all are a wonderful loving an supportive group of folks
    Love you Connie M

  10. Nancy Morris
    July 13, 2020 10:32 pm

    Beth, thank you so much for coming to honor my husband’s life. It meant so much to Connie

  11. Larry and Brenda McGee
    July 14, 2020 9:05 am

    Nancy, it is with fond memories we will always have with the two of you. Sorry we didn’t hear about his passing until it was too late. May Gods presences be with you during this time.

    • Nancy Morris
      July 16, 2020 6:10 pm

      Thanks so much guys. God has poured out his blessings on us. I can’t be sad for Ron because he’s in the arms of Jesus, no longer sick and home where he belongs. Larry, I’ve been praying for your health and will continue. Love you both

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