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Frank Morris, 1936

Submitted by Ken and Lenora Durrett
Typed by Marie Durrett Johnson

This newspaper obituary was in a scrapbook presented to Kenny and Lenora Durrett from her grandmother, Mrs. Tommie (Lizzie) Briley. Lizzie was born 20 Dec 1883 and died on 11 Jul 1966.  These obituary clippings do not have the dates; Death dates will be supplied from the Sumner County Cemetery Book by Margaret Snider and Joan Yorgason when possible. Thanks also to: Robertson County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, by Jean M. Durrett, Diane Williams, & Yolanda G. Reid..


RETIRED MERCHANT FOUND DEAD NEAR PORTLAND

Portland, June 14

The body of Frank Morris 70, retired merchant of Mulloy, was found this morning at 7:30 o'clock, swinging by a trace chain at his barn on Highway 31-W, five miles west of here.

Mr. Morris had been in broken health for sometime.

Squire Tom Briley of Cotton Town who held an inquest, gave the verdict of suicide.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ivey Merritt Morris; two daughters Mrs. Adolphus Groves, Hambleyten, and Mrs. Carl Sneed, also of Robertson county and one son, Ewing Morris of Mulloy.

* Robertson County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, by Jean M. Durrett, Diane Williams, & Yolanda G. Reid: Pleasant Hill Cemetery - Morris, Frank - 1867 - 1936

 


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