Funeral services for Morris announced.
Wanda Lee Morris, 78, of Helena-West Helena died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009 in North Little Rock. Mrs. Morris was born May 6, 1930 in Wabash to the late Cleveland Downs and the late Ethel Spiegal Downs.
She leaves her husband, George W. Morris; three sons, George Morris Jr. of Memphis, Richard Morris and wife, Mary of Booneville, Miss. and Jimmy Morris Sr., of Helena-West Helena; four daughters, Carolyn Burkes of Rogers, Kay Carpenter and husband, Keith of Columbia, Tenn., Liz Wiley of Helena-West Helena and Penny May and husband, Mike of Wynne; 21 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; four great grand children; a sister, Sharon Chamness of Searcy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Her parents, a daughter, Kathy Lawrence, a granddaughter, Crystal Wiley and a son-in-law, Wilbert Burkes Sr., preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 at the First United Pentecostal Church in Helena-West Helena. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Roller-Citizens Funeral Home chapel with Brother Kenneth Harmon officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Park in Helena-West Helena.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Morris Jr., Matt Morris, Wilbert Burkes Jr., Ben Strange, Joe Lawrence, Jeremy Eubanks, Corey Norman and Mikie Burton.
Roller-Citizens Funeral Home will direct services. Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.