Submitted by: Becky Rodgers
James "Jim" Ray Morris passed away in Durant, Oklahoma on Friday March 16, 2018 at the age of 84. Jim was born in Granite, Oklahoma on August 7, 1933 to Guy Wayne and Ella (Barker) Morris. He married his beloved Ethel Mae Faulkner in Madill, Oklahoma on February 28, 1955.
Jim was the owner and operator of Morris Monuments. He loved his work, airplanes, his yellow scooter, playing jokes on people, and taking a quiet afternoon fishing. Jim was very proud of his family and looked forward to any time they spent together.
Mr. Morris is survived by his beloved wife Ethel Morris of the home; daughter, Kay MacEntire of Durant, Oklahoma; son, David R. Morris of Mead, Oklahoma; grandchildren, Cory Wheeler, Amber Larson, Kyle Morris, Ethel Morris, Kaylan Woods, Hunter Danielle Morris, 14 great-grandchildren; also survived by numerous relatives and friends.
Mr. Morris was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Ella Morris; cherished son, Michael Morris; brother, Rene Morris and sister, Elsie Melvin.
Family hour will be from 5-7:00 PM Wednesday March 21st at the Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home in Durant, Oklahoma. A graveside service will be at 10:00 AM Thursday March 22nd at the Highland Cemetery Pavilion in Durant with Pastor Paul Schroeder officiating.
Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-M
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