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Obituaries

July 16, 2013

The Rev. Daniel Morris Sr.

The Rev. Daniel Smith Morris Sr., 83, of Harrisonburg, passed away at his home Sunday (July 14, 2013) after a short battle with cancer.

He was born March 5, 1930, in Monongah, and was the son of the late Earle Ross and Katherine Grace Morris.

He trained to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict. He graduated from Monongah High School in 1947 and attended Fairmont State College. He transferred to Bob Jones University, where he graduated in 1959. He served as pastor to several small churches before he founded and pastored Emmanuel Baptist Church, 2774 Northwestern Pike, Winchester, Va. After his retirement, he was a member of Smith Creek Baptist Church, New Market, Va. He served God and loved people with his whole heart.

The Rev. Morris was a genuine and faithful minister, husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Janet Aldine “Dean” Vincent Morris; his children, Danette Shelley, Joy Walker, Daniel Morris Jr. and Charity Morris; his grandchildren, Isaac Shelley and wife Jody, Jacob Shelley and wife Amy, Joel Shelley, Cherith Shelley, Anne Craig, Eliza Craig and Maggie Osborne; and his great-grandchildren, Parker Shelley, Avery Haislit and Addison Shelley.

One daughter, Jan Morris, and both of his sisters, Elizabeth Fowler and Doris Jean Ullman, preceded him in death.

The family will receive friends from 6:30-8 p.m. today at Grandle Funeral Home, located at 148 E. Lee St., Broadway, Va. The Rev. Glenn Welsh will conduct the funeral service at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Grandle Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Woodlawn Cemetery in Fairmont.

Pallbearers will be his son and grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to Emmanuel Baptist Church, Attn: Missions Fund, 2774 Northwestern Pike, Winchester, VA 22603.

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