Charles Jerry Morris (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

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MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest Sunday, December 14, 2008 at Doctors Hospital, Mr. Charles Jerry Morris, 60, beloved husband of Janice S. Morris. Mr. Morris was a native and life long resident of Martinez. He worked for years with his father at H. H. Morris & Son's Supermarket. He also worked in the landscaping business and loved flowers. Mr. Morris was an entrepreneur who loved to work on his own. He never met a stranger and had a very giving heart. Jerry followed in his father's footsteps by being assistant chief of the Martinez Volunteer Fire Department that his father founded in the 1950's. He was a loving husband, father and "poppy" and always put family first. Family members in addition to his wife include his daughter: Melissa J. Overton (Don); sons: Charles J. Morris (Mandy), Christopher G. Morris (Tracey) and 6 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents: Mr. and Mrs. Hartwell H. Morris. He will also be missed by his four-legged friend Haley. Graveside service will be held Thursday, December 18, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Troy Willard, Scotty Simmons, Hartie Cliatt, Casey Cliatt, Rick Morris and Jayson Wheatley. Honorary pallbearers will be the Martinez Volunteer Fire Department. The family will receive friends tonight, Wednesday, December 17, 2008 from 7:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. www.thomaspoteet.com

The Augusta Chronicle-December 17, 2008


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