The Times West Virginian


January 26, 2013

Alma Morris

Alma Ree Morris, 80, of Fairmont, died Thursday (Jan. 24, 2013) at the John Manchin Health Care Hospital in Fairmont.

She was born Jan. 14, 1933, in Deering, Mo., a daughter of the late John Sherman Meherg & Iva Waulene Smith Meherg.

She is survived by her husband John Tilton Morris, of Cornelius, N.C. They recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Dec. 31, 2012.

Mrs. Morris is survived by a daughter, Sheree Morris Nixon of Fairmont; a son and daughter-in-law, John Lee and Landa Morris of San Jose, Calif.; two grandchildren, Ryan Christopher Morris and Kylee Ann Morris; and two sisters, DeLois Basnett and her husband Bill Basnett of Las Vegas and Zinetta Nassif and her husband Tom Nessif of La Jolla, Calif.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Valaree Morris, and a sister, Reva June Meherg.

Mrs. Morris was a retired registered nurse from the Fairmont Emergency Hospital in Fairmont. She also had previously worked as a R.N. for the Owens-Illinois Glass Plant in Fairmont.

She was a 1950 graduate of Mannington High School and graduated from the St. Mary Hospital School of Nursing in 1953. Mrs. Morris was a former Scout leader and enjoyed travelling all 50 states and throughout the world.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ford Funeral Home, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont. A private committal service will be held at a later date for the family.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Text Only
  • Mary Guidash

    Mary Rose Guidash, 91, a longstanding resident of Fairmont, passed away on Dec. 27, 2013, while staying with her daughter Anita Ash Wise, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

    April 17, 2014

  • Candice Flint

    Candice Newbraugh Flint, 30, of California and formerly of Fairmont, passed away Sunday (April 6, 2014) as a result of an automobile accident.

    April 17, 2014

  • Tony Salerno Jr.

    Tony Salerno Jr., 83, of Shinnston, passed away Monday (April 14, 2014) at his residence with his family at his side.

    April 16, 2014

  • Betty Dumire

    Betty Jane (Boyd) Dumire, 85, of Fairmont, passed away Tuesday (April 15, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, surrounded by her loving family.

    April 16, 2014

  • Dorothy Murphy

    Dorothy Lee Murphy, 86, of White Hall, passed quietly from this life in her home, under hospice care, Saturday (April 12, 2014).

    April 16, 2014

  • Jeffrey Drain

    Jeffrey Bryan Drain, 52, of Fairmont, passed from this life Saturday (April 12, 2014) at his residence.

    April 16, 2014

  • Gerald Miller

    Gerald E. Miller, 73, of Pentress, died Tuesday (April 15, 2014) at his residence.

    April 16, 2014

  • Margie Hardesty

    Margie Jackson Hardesty, a longtime resident of Shinnston, passed away at United Hospital Center on Sunday (April 13, 2014). She was 91 years old.

    April 16, 2014

  • Troy Hamrick

    Troy Willard Hamrick Sr., 85, of Enterprise, passed away at 6:30 p.m., Saturday (April 12, 2014) at his residence.

    April 16, 2014

  • Edward Wolfe

    Edward Ray Wolfe, 75, of Fairmont, Monumental Community, passed away on April 14, 2014, at the West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown.

    April 16, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads