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Ruth Morris

Ruth Morris Ruth Morris

Ruth Morris, 72, Georgetown, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at Baptist Health Floyd in New Albany on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019.

She was born July 17, 1947, to the late Rex and Bernice Nichols Fessel.

Ruth was a graduate of Morgan Township High School. She married Johnny Morris on Sept. 3, 1964.

Ruth retired from Advanced ENT and Allergy. She enjoyed antique collecting, spending time with family and attending her grandchildren’s activities.

Besides her parents, Ruth is preceded in death by a half sister, Brenda Robinson; a half brother, James Rapier; and a brother, Marty Fessel.

Survivors include her husband, Johnny Morris; a son, Rich Morris (Sara) of Pekin; a daughter, Michelle Polk (Jamie) of Palmyra; four grandchildren, Tristan Polk, Matthew Polk, Grace Morris and Luke Morris; and a brother, Tom Fessel (Pam) of Marengo.

Visitation: Sunday, Oct. 20, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 21, after  9 a.m. at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra.


Funeral: Monday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with interment in the Palmyra Cemetery.