Merion Earnest Morris
The Celebration of Life for Merion Earnest Morris fondly known as "Bud" will be held on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m in the Shoals Baptist Church in Hugo, Oklahoma with Bro. Dean Young officiating; private family burial at the Spencerville Cemetery. Bud went to be with his Lord on Sunday, November 8, 2020, in Hugo, Oklahoma at the age of 78.
Merion Earnest Morris was born January 13, 1942, to George F. and Clara Bell (Morehead) Morris, in Spencerville, Oklahoma. He had lived in this area all of his life and was a dedicated member of the Shoals Baptist Church. Bud married Barbara Flanagan on October 7, 1962 in Hugo, OK. He served in the US Army and always highly respected the armed forces. Bud was self-employed as a lock smith and worked various other jobs, including serving with the staff at the funeral home and Goodland Children's Home(Academy) for many years. He liked to collect guns, knives and loved the outdoors. Bud will be forever remembered and deeply missed. He forged a strong and beautiful legacy of family, faith, and a Heavenly mission of love towards others.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Dwayne Morris; three sisters, Thelma Doshier, Joe Gardener and Phyllis Parker.
Bud is survived by his devoted wife, Barbara of the home; son Jeff Morris, and wife, Candie of Owasso, OK; daughter Connie Akin and husband Frank of Hugo, OK; sister, Janie Johnson and husband Clyde of Rattan, OK; grandchildren, Jake Morris, Josh Morris, Madison Morris, Erin Morris, Carlie Morris, Jordon Morris, Daniel Akin and Adam Akin; great-grandchild Jake-Lee Morris.
The family kindly requests that all memorial donations be made to the Paralyzed Veterans of America and the Wounded Warrior Project on the behalf of Bud.
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