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Geraldine Bennett Morris

June 23, 1932 to June 14, 2021

Geraldine Bennett Morris, 88, of Morganton, passed away on Monday, June 14 2021, after a period of declining health. Born June 23, 1932 in Burke County, she was a daughter of the late Lester Alexander Bennett and Annie Evelyn Clontz Bennett.

Mrs. Morris dearly loved her family and friends. She was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Edmond Morris, and sister, Pauline Rozzelle.

Mrs. Morris is survived by son, Joel Morris and significant other, Mary Meredith; granddaughter, Laurel Morris Kayga and Sammy; and great-grandchildren, Gage and River Kayga.

The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Monday, June 21, 2021 at Sossoman Funeral Home. The service will be held at 11a.m. Monday, in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home with Dr. Thomas A. Bland Jr. officiating. Entombment will follow at Burke Memorial Park Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be made to Burke Hospice and Palliative Care.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Visitation: June 21, 2021
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

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Service: June 21, 2021
11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

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Committal: June 21, 2021

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