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Myrna Joyce Morris, 69

Passed Away: 11/29/2012

Myrna Joyce Morris, age 69, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2012, at Atlanta Medical Center from a sudden

Mrs. Morris was born in Augusta, Georgia on July 30, 1943, to the late Virgil and Louise Cranfield Morris. She was a United States Army Veteran, who served during the Vietnam Conflict. Mrs Morris retired from the Georgia Department of Corrections. She was a member of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include daughter, Joyce “Missy” Lin Long, Louisiana; sister and brother-in-law, Virgil L. and Emmett Stephens, Alto, GA; brother, Charles Morris, Kansas City, MO; one granddaughter, Kayla Lynn Long and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia with Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. Entombment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens with military honors provided by the National Guard, American Legion Post # 84 and Rabun County DAV Chapter 15, and Grant Reeves VFW Post #7720.

The family will receive friends beginning at 12 p.m. on Saturday, prior to the funeral service.

Those who wish to express online condolences to the Morris family may do so by visiting our website at

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia.
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