Franklin S. Morris
Franklin S. Morris, age 85, of 1024 Tippettville Road, Vienna, died Monday, October 17, 2016, at his residence. Born in Pinehurst, he was the son of the late Homer Pascal Morris and Elizabeth Jane Sandefur Morris. He was a US Navy veteran, a member of Vienna First Baptist Church and a retired farmer. Mr. Morris had previously served as a County Agent in Turner County. He enjoyed fishing but his greatest love was his family. Survivors include: Wife of 62 years: Jerry Morris of Vienna Daughters: Marvelyn Smith of Pinehurst Kathy McCray (Steve) of Pinehurst Leigh Thomas (Mac) of Hahira Sisters: Mildred Kitchens of Cordele Ruth Cason (Ralph) of Vienna Grandchildren: Jeri Lynn Wilson (Jason) of Atlanta Tripp Smith of Savannah Ash Dupree (Jordan) of Woodstock Steven McCray of the US Army Rachel Thomas of Chattanooga, TN Taylor Thomas of Hahira Great Grandchildren: Alaina Dupree of Woodstock Zachary Dupree of Woodstock He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Augustus Wayne "Chip" Smith, Jr. Funeral services will be at 4 PM Wednesday, October 19 in Vienna First Baptist Church. Interment will be in Vienna City Cemetery. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service in the church fellowship hall. Memorial gifts may be made to First Baptist Church, PO Box 351, Vienna, Georgia 31092. Brannen-NeSmith Funeral Home of Vienna has charge of arrangements.
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