Shirley A. Morris, 77, of Bellefontaine and formerly of West Liberty, passed away Friday, December 13, 2013 at her residence.
Shirley was born October 11, 1936, the daughter of the late James M. and Marcella (Robinson) Miller. Shirley married Robert Lee Morris on October 21, 1951 in Marysville, Ohio and he preceded her in death on October 27, 2002. She was also preceded in death by two great grandchildren, a brother, Norman O. Miller, and a son-in-law, Robert Yelton.
She is survived by her three sons, Robert L. (Betty) Morris, Jr. of Port Jefferson, Ohio, Gary L. (Marsha) Morris of Bellefontaine, and Randy J. (Karen) Morris of Marysville, Ohio; three daughters, Vicki J. Yelton and Cheryl A. (David) Wren, both of Springfield, Ohio and Cathy J. (Mark) Bateman of Bellefontaine; two sisters, Lois J. Blair and Patricia E. Roby, both of Bellefontaine, 23 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She worked in housekeeping at the Holiday Inn in Bellefontaine for many years. She loved to play BINGO and traveling. She enjoyed fishing and listening to classic country and western music including George Jones and Elvis Presley.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 19, 2013 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home, 101 Zanesfield Road, West Liberty, Ohio 43357 with Ernie Jones and Jesse Hatfield officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home on Wednesday. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, West Liberty.
Memorial contributions may be made to Universal Home Health & Hospice, 701 S. Main Street, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311.
Condolences may be made by visiting www.edsfh.com.