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Adelaide Elizabeth Morris
November 25, 1939 – December 11, 2013

"For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”   2 Corinthians 4:17-18 (NIV)

The Morris, Mitchell, Montgomery & Green families announce with profound regret the home going in her 74 years of a remarkable Mother, affectionate Grandmother, devoted Daughter, loving Sister, Niece, Aunt, Cousin and Friend Adelaide Elizabeth Morris. This sad event occurred on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Monrovia, Liberia.

Grandma CeCee leaves to perpetuate her memories, three children: Ms. Evadne Morris, Rev. Dr. Emmanuel Shanka Morris, Sr. (Marilyn), Mr. Henry B. Benson, Sr. (Josephine); Seven (7) grandchildren, Augustus  D. Coleman,  Mrs. Adelaide Morris- Sambou (Lamin), Koiwu Muingbeh, Emmanuel S. Morris, II (EJ), Henry Benson, Jr., James Saydee Morris, Jeremy Benson, Jordan Snoklee Morris and one (1) great grandchild, Edwin.

Nine (9) living siblings, Mr. Jacob M. Morris, Mrs. Matilda Morris-Wood, Mrs. Catherine Morris-Clarke, Ms. Frances Morris, Mrs. Joanna Morris-Mayhew, Rev. Jonathan A. Morris, Mrs. Aurora Morris-Carter, Mr. Lincoln L. Morris and Mr. Emmanuel Morris, and a host of nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, friends and associates in Africa, Europe and the United States of America.

Wake Keeping:  Friday, January 3rd , 2014   6:00pm – 9:00pm LST
St. Thomas Episcopal Church Camp Johnson Road, Monrovia, Liberia

Home Going Service:  Saturday, January 4th, 2014    10:00am -12:00 noon LST
St. Thomas Episcopal Church Camp Johnson Road, Monrovia, Liberia

Memorial Service : Saturday, February 15th, 2014 @ 10:30am
Spencer Memorial United Methodist Church  1025 East 36th St. Charlotte, NC 28205

For more information, please contact:
Mr. Henry B. Benson  …………….. 011 231 8865 18791
Rev. Jonathan A. Morris ………..  703-231-6191
Mrs. Marilyn Tiah Morris ……….  704-807-5551
Mrs. Josephine L. Benson ……….. 011 231 8865 24980

Complements of her Grandchildren:
“Take your Rest Grandma CeCee, sleep well until we meet”.