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Nettleton First Baptist Church
Tuesday January 4th, 2022
1:00pm

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Monday January 3rd, 2022
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Tuesday January 4th, 2022
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John Charles Morris, Jr.

John Charles Morris, Jr.




NETTLETON - John Charles Morris, Jr., 77, passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021 at the North MS Medical Center in Tupelo. He was born on July 1, 1944 to parents John C. Morris, Sr. and Lavelle (Rhudy) Morris. He lived most of his life in Nettleton. Charles proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was a member and deacon of Nettleton First Baptist Church. He worked at Emergency Medical Services Authority in Tupelo for 44 years and served as director for most of that time. He was a former alderman for the City of Nettleton. He enjoyed fishing , duck hunting, and making people laugh.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, January 4, 2022 , 1:00 p.m. at the Nettleton First Baptist Church with Bro. Bradley Geno officiating. Burial will be in the Nettleton Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Wanda (Patterson) Morris , two daughters, Mandy Jackson (Mitchell), Brandi Dabbs (Steven), four grandchildren, Christin Graves (Garry), John Evan Jackson (Kayla) ,Dawson Dabbs, Everett Dabbs;, five great grandchildren, Wen Graves, Hazel Graves, Gea Vivian Graves, Livi Jackson, Fisher Jackson, one sister, Peggy Harlow (Bud) and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents , first wife Hazel Curry Morris, one grandson John Thomas Dabbs.
Pallbearers will be Woody Magers, Mike Patterson, Jonathan Williams, Al Wright, Bradley Merchant, and Chris Merchant.
Visitation will be on Monday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the church and on Tuesday before service time from 12:00-1:00 p.m..
Donations may be made to your local fire department in his memory.
Expressions of sympathy can be sent to the family at www.tisdalelannmemorialfh.com.


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A candle was lit in memory of John Morris, Jr.

Diane Hudson Campbell Jan 4 2022 11:43 PM

My prayer go out this family he was a great guy

Wayne chambers Jan 4 2022 3:05 PM

Our thoughts and prayers with you all! God Bless you and Comfort you!

Judy and Steve Lee Jan 4 2022 11:13 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Morris, Jr.

Rebecca Pettigrew Jan 4 2022 9:01 AM

Charles perhaps unknowingly along with other Members of the EMS Authority touched the lives of untold thousands who were the recipients of his and their commitment to the utmost in professional care. Farewell my friend.

don p richardson Jan 3 2022 8:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Morris, Jr.

Dale and Vickie Langford Jan 3 2022 8:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Morris, Jr.

Geraldine Galloway Jan 3 2022 7:26 PM

There's not enough space here for the words to describe how much working for and with Charles and NMEMSA changed my life for the better. Prayers for peace and strength for the difficult days ahead...

Gayle Elliott Jan 3 2022 12:35 PM

A candle was lit in memory of John Morris, Jr.

Teresa Hill Pannell Jan 3 2022 11:41 AM

A candle was lit in memory of John Morris, Jr.

Scott Morris Jan 3 2022 1:50 AM

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