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Billy J. Morris

Billy Joe Morris, 65, Jasper, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2003, at 7:32 a.m. at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
A native of Lee County, Va., born April 17, 1938, he was the son of the late Elmer H. and Mary Mabel Parsons Morris.
He retired from Kimball International in Jasper and was a former bartender at the Chicken Place in Ireland for many years. He was a member of Jasper Outdoor Recreation Club.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Jean Morris, and a sister, Barbara Sappenfield.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, the former Alice Jeffries; a son, Shane Morris of Jasper; two daughters, Lorie Busold of Fremont, Ohio, and Tina Hoffman of Jasper; four brothers, James Morris of English, Johnny Morris of Georgetown, Thomas Morris of Palmyra and Robert Morris of New Salisbury; four sisters, Vivian Rudolph of Palmyra, Katherine Setser of Celestine, Brenda Slone of Columbus and Judy Charles of Depauw, and six grandchildren.
Funeral: Tuesday, Dec. 23, at Shiloh United Methodist Church with burial in Enlow Cemetery in Jasper.
Arrangements: Jasper, Becher and Kluesner Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorial gifts to St. Joseph Hospice.