COLBERT – Dorothy Palmer Morris died Tuesday, August 18, 2009.
She was the daughter of the late George A. and Annie Wade Palmer. She was retired from Westclox and was a member of Colbert Baptist Church. Mrs. Morris was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Hobson G. Morris; two sisters; and six brothers.
Survivors include children, Malinda Sartain (Mitchell), Colbert, Fay Sims (Jack), Gillsville, Ronnie Morris (Janet), Colbert, and Mike Morris (Jean), Carlton; a sister, Flora Brown, Colbert; brother, W.E. “Bill” Palmer, Comer; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 20, at 2 p.m., at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Nathan Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Colbert Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be the staff of Alzheimer’s Care of Commerce.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, August 19, from 6 to 8 p.m., and will also be at the residence of Malinda and Mitchell Sartain, 557 Charlie Morris Rd., Colbert, GA 30628.
Flowers are optional. Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Care of Commerce, 200 Bolton Dr., Commerce, GA 30529.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.