Gerald "Jerry" Morris, 72, of Kingman, formerly of Millersburg, Ohio, died Thursday morning, Dec. 24, 2009, in Kingman. He was born Oct. 15, 1937, in Butchersville, W.Va., to Lottie (Butcher) Morris and Ancil Morris.
Jerry was an Air Force veteran and a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He drove a truck for Roadway Express for 15 years. During that time, he received safety citations for five million accident-free miles.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Jerry Lynn; and his brother, Phillip Collier, who passed away Feb. 29, 2008, in Kingman.
Surviving are his sisters, June (Morris) Clay of Huntsville, Ala., Karen (Morris) Warren of Kingman, Debbie (Collier) Arnold of Killbuck, Ohio, and a brother, Roger Collier of Killbuck. He is also survived by nieces, Teresa (Clay) Larman of Huntsville, Tennille (Turner) Cline and Tera (Morris) Strother of Killbuck, and Lindsy (Pierce) Ling of Millersburg; nephews, Jeffrey Warren of Yuma and Brad Arnold of Killbuck; grandnieces, Bailey Adams of Huntsville, Paiten and Izabelle Strother, Callie Cline, Maurissa and Addison Parrett of Killbuck and Haven Warren of Yuma; and grandnephews, David Brooks of Huntsville and Chancelor and Collier Cline and Lucas Strother of Killbuck.
Jerry will be buried at Berlin, Ohio, beside his son, Jerry Lynn Morris.