Joyce Ellen Morrison

December 14, 1925 ‒ March 20, 2011

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Joyce Ellen Morrison, age 85, of Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the Knox Community Hospital.

She was born on December 14, 1925 in Mount Vernon to the late Paul and Harriett (Krafft) Turner. She was the 1943 Forum Queen at Mount Vernon High School. Joyce received her Bachelor’s Degree from Miami University and was employed as a teacher in the Mount Vernon School District. She was a member of the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church and was an Associate Member of the South Vernon United Methodist Church. She was a member of the W.F.C.S. Class, the Retired Teachers Association and Delta Kappa Gamma. Joyce’s loves were her God, her Family, the Church, and all her students. She invested her life in the people she knew.

She is survived by her husband of over 66 years, Donald Morrison; three children, Mark (Sharon) Morrison of Mount Vernon, Ardyth (Robert) Stull of Mansfield , Paul Morrison of Albuquerque, NM; five grandchildren, Jennifer (Josh) Hooper, David Morrison, Betsy Stull, Seth Morrison, Jonathan (Katie) Stull; six great-grandchildren, Conner Morrison, Abigail Hooper, Koen Swartz, Andrew Hooper, Will Hooper and Clay Hooper.

Besides her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by her brother Harry Turner and her sister Betty Hard.

Friends may call on Wednesday at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home from 6 – 8 PM. A service will be held on Thursday, at the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church (205 North Mulberry St., Mount Vernon), beginning at 11 AM with Rev. Robert Alexander, Rev. Warren Outhwaite, Rev. Lawrence Hard and Rev. Robert Stull officiating.

Memorial contributions can be made to: South Vernon United Methodist Church or Mulberry Street United Methodist Church.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to have been chosen to serve the family of Joyce Ellen Morrison.

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