Catherine Morris

Obituary of Catherine Morris

Catherine B. Morris, age 98, passed away on May 8, 2018 at Autumn Care of Biscoe.

She was a native of Wadeville, NC, but lived in Troy for many years.  Catherine was the daughter of the late O. H. Ballard and Mary Smith Ballard.  She retired from Capel Rug after 65 years of service.  She attended First Wesleyan Church in Troy and had a previous 35-year perfect attendance record. Catherine was nursery mother at the church for over 60 years.

She is proceeded in death by her husband, Walter Morris; her parents; two brothers: Doyle and O H. Ballard, Jr.; two sisters: Gladys Ballard and Jewell B. Russell; three nephews: Paul, Jimmie (Joyce) and Charles Eugene Russell (Jeanne). She is survived by Stephen and Scott Russell, their mother, Mary Lou Russell, and Jamie Russell Dalton.

At her wish, a graveside service will be Friday, May 11, 2018, at 11:00 at First Wesleyan Church in Troy. Visitation will be at the church at 10:15 prior to the service.  Dr. Ed Lindsey will officiate.  Burial will be in the First Wesleyan Church Cemetery.

 In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the nursery and children’s department of First Wesleyan Church,1368 Hwy. 134 N, Troy, NC 27371.

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Pugh-Troy Funeral Home is serving the Morris family.