Barbara J. Morris

April 02, 1949 ‒ February 03, 2011

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Barbara J. Morris, age 61, of New Delaware Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Barb was born on April 2, 1949 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to the late William and Betty (Stevens) O’Brien. She owned and operated Barb’s Diner on Columbus Road. Barb was a member of the Covenant Christian Church of God. She has touched the lives of many and will be sadly missed.

She is survived by her husband Jay Morris whom she married on August 27, 1966, a daughter, Teresa (Pat) Brate of Coshocton, two sons, Ronnie (Patty) Morris of Mount Vernon and Randy (Denise) Morris of Pinellas Park, Florida, a brother, Gary (Julie) O’Brien of Mount Vernon, a sister, Nancy (John) Wolford of Mount Vernon and canine companion, Coco.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, Billy O’Brien.

Friends may call on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. Rev. Tim Overly will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Acclaim Hospice, 2800 Corporate Exchange #140, Columbus, Ohio 43231-7650 or the Covenant Christian Church of God.

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