W. 'Hal' Morris (EVANS, Ga.)

EVANS, Ga. -Entered into rest Friday, January 23, 2009, Mr. Walter Harold Morris, 70, husband of Betty W. Morris. Mr. Morris was a member of Warren Baptist Church and an insurance agent. Mr. Morris was a past member of Elks Lodge, past President of Columbia County Bulldog Club, past President of Life Underwriters Association, past President of South Columbia Elementary PTO, past President of Evans High School Booster Club, and past President of Martinez Merchants Association. Mr. Morris was also a former Volunteer Fireman for Martinez Fire Department, coached little league baseball and football for Columbia County, former Boy Scout leader for Troop 119, Senior Magistrate for the State of Georgia and Mediator for the state of Georgia. Family members in addition to his wife include son: W. Hal Morris, Jr. and wife Sherry B. of Lincolnton, GA; daughter: Sandra Morris Harvey and husband Randy of Martinez, GA; god-daughter: Laura Raley, her husband George and son Brinson; 7 grandchildren; half sisters: Estelle Nix of Columbia, SC; Lois of Charleston, SC;. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister: Betty M. Clark; half brother: Wallace Morris, and his infant son Bobby Morris. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Warren Baptist Church with Rev. Bob Rayner and Dr. Eddie West officiating. Pallbearers will be Trey Morris, Daniel Morris, Scott Harvey, Steven Morris, Mike Jones, and George Raley. Honorary pallbearers will be the Kelley-Sisson Sunday School Class. Interment will be at Westover Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice. If so desire, family and friends may visit Mrs. Morris' residence or call at 706-863-7680. The family will receive friends Monday, January 26, 2009 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Thomas Poteet and Son Funeral Directors 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907. (706) 364-8484 www.thomaspoteet.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-January 25, 2009