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Willie Mae Hendrix Morris

Willie Mae Hendrix Morris Willie Mae Hendrix Morris

Willie Mae Hendrix Morris, 69, of Kynesville passed away October 4,2017 at Jackson Hospital surrounded by her loved ones. Willie Mae was born in Fountain and lived most of her life in Kynesville.

She was a strong person, who went full force at everything she did. She gave love freely and in return was loved by many. She retired from the Jackson County School System, where she drove a bus for over 31 years. She had a way of caring and loving for every child she came in contact with. She was also a seamstress for over 50 years. Her hands have sewn a million stitches and made countless memories for people. After her retirement from the school system she owned an event business, Creative Elegance, where she helped many brides have a beautiful day. 

She was proceeded in death by her husband Wayne “Cowboy” Morris, her parents Willie Hendrix, Ida Mae Shamburger, step father Arthur Shamburger, brothers Floyd Hendrix, Gene Hendrix, Evan Hendrix and Duane Hendrix.

She is survived by her daughters, April Scarbary (Rick) of Davie, FL, Judy Dumas (Joey), Suzanne Donaldson (Brad), of Kynesville, FL, one brother Willard Hendrix (Erma Jo) of Marianna, FL, one sister Helen Harrelson (Tom) of Sneads, FL, one sister in law Trudy Swails of Eufala, AL: 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. Special friends, Margaret Murphy and Rebecca Dodson. There were also many children over the years who she loved and treated as her own. She wanted her home to be a place they felt welcome and loved.

Funeral Services will be 2p.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Marianna Chapel with Joey Woodruff, Ronnie Wright and Jason Quincey officiating.  Interment will follow in Salem Free Will Baptist Cemetery with Marianna Chapel Funeral Home directing.

The family will receive friends from 5-7p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Marianna Chapel.

Marianna Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted online at mariannachapelfh.com

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