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Hartselle Enquirer

Mattie R. Morris

By Staff
Nov. 27, 2008
Funeral for Mattie R. Morris, 100, of Woodbury, Tenn. was Sunday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hartselle with the Rev. Harold Thompson officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.
Burial was in Moss Chapel Cemetery.
Mrs. Morris died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at her residence. She was born Nov. 16, 1908, in Morgan County to James William Cornhill and Mary Lydia Sandlin Cornhill. She moved from Hartselle to Decatur in 1929 where she was employed at the former Cooper Wells Hosiery Mill. She married Fred Morris in 1933. She was able to travel abroad, enjoy cruises to various islands and take bus tours throughout the U.S. At the age of 91, when she was no longer able to travel, she discovered her next love, a poodle puppy named Sissy. In 1999, after living in Morgan County for 91 years, she moved to Tennessee to live with her daughter and husband.
She is survived by two daughters, Linda Malone and husband Tommy of Woodbury, Tenn. and Betty Gottler of Hartselle; two grandchildren, Laurie Whitworth and Lane Whitworth, both of Hartselle; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Jackie Patton, Jerry Patton, Johnnie Patton, Dale Patton, James Patton and Ronnie Cornhill.

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