In memory of
Ernestine Wilson Morris
I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith….... I Timothy 4:7 Dave and Minnie Crosly Wilson were elated when their union was blessed with the addition of a baby girl whom they named Ernestine Wilson. Ernestine Wilson Morris passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at the age of 84. Ernestine was raised in a Christian home and was baptized at an early age at the St. Phillips Church. She later joined the First Emmanuel Baptist Church where she served faithfully as an usher, Superintendent of the Sunday School, and Mother of the Church. Ernestine was employed by the Orleans Parish School Board and served as a Foster Grandparent in the Catholic Charities Foster Grandparent Program. She was a resident of the Fisher Senior Community. Loved and respected by all who knew her, especially her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, Ernestine leaves to cherish her memory 9 children, Jonathan Wilson, Sylvester (Cynthia) Morris, Scott (Alicia) Morris, III, Shirley (Walter) Holmes, Patricia Morris Harried, Leslie (James) Smith, Melissa Morris, Theresa Morris, and Anita Richardson; 29 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren, and 2 great, great grandchildren; 1 sister, Ruth Seals, a sister-in-law, Catherine Pollard; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, her loving husband, Scott Morris, Jr., son Ernest Morris, and grandchildren David and Michelle Morris. Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service on Saturday, January 12, 2019, for 10:00 a.m. at Macedonia Church of God in Christ, 3015 Louisa St., New Orleans, LA 70126 Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Pastor D. Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Park Cemetery, 3540 US-90, Avondale, LA. Online guestbook: www.anewtraditionbegins.com (504) 282-0600.
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Celebration of Life & Visitation
Macedonia Church of God in Christ
3015 Louisa St., New Orleans, LA 70126