REUBEN LINCOLN MORRIS SR.
October 28, 1937-December 15, 2011
With heavy hearts and deepest sorrow, the Morris, Mitchell
, Montgomery, Kellogg, Brown and Lloyd families announce the
home-going of our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother,
uncle, nephew, cousin, in-law and friend Mr. Reuben Lincoln
Morris Sr. (affectionately called Brother, Brother
Reuben)of Greenville, Sinoe County, Liberia. This sad
event occurred on Thursday, December 15, 2011 at the St. Joseph
Catholic Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia.
late Reuben Lincoln Morris Sr. was born unto the union of
Mr. John Lincoln Morris Sr. and Mrs. Rose Z. Mitchell-Morris
on October 28, 1937. Both of his parents predeceased him.
He obtained his elementary education from the St. Joseph Catholic
School in Greenville, Sinoe County; he later moved to Monrovia
where he attended the St. Patrick High School and graduated.
He was a devoted Christian throughout his life time; he served
in various capacities as: an Acolyte at an early stage, an
active member of the Men, a committed member of
several organizations of the Catholic Church and the community
(including the Knights of St. John), and an Usher
until his death. He also worked at the Port of Greenville,
Sinoe County, Scanship (Liberia) Inc. Buchanan, Grand Bassa
County and as a civil servant at the Ministry of Public Works,
Republic of Liberia from the early 1970s until the outbreak
of the civil war in Liberia.
is survived by: his wife Mrs. Carolyn D. Kellogg-Morris; seven
children: Mrs. Joyce B. Morris- Lloyd(USA), Reuben Lincoln
Morris Jr.(Lib), Julius B. Morris(Lib), Isaac B. Morris(Lib),
Jerusha E. Morris(USA), Franklin T. Morris(Lib) and William
B. Morris II(Lib); twelve grandchildren; ten siblings: Ms.
Adelaide C. Morris (Lib), Mr. Jacob Morris(Lib), Mrs.
Matilda Morris-Woods(USA), Mrs. Catherine Morris-Clark(USA),
Ms. Frances Morris(USA), Mrs. Joanna Morris- Mayhew(UK), Mr.
Jonathan Morris(USA), Mrs. Rose Morris-Carter(USA), Mr. John
Lincoln Morris Jr.(USA) and Emmanuel Morris (Lib). He
is also survived by several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews,
cousins, in-laws, and a host of other relatives and friends.
REST IN PEACE; Brother, you will always remain in our hearts
Funeral Arrangements are as follow:
Night Vigil Friday
January 20, 6:30p.m Home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Benson ELWA
Service Viewing, wake-keeping and Mass of the Resurrections
January 21, 2012 at 10:00a.m St. Mulbah Catholic Church Parish
Cooper Farm Community ELWA Paynesville, Liberia
Village Cemetery, ELWA Paynesville, Liberia
Home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Benson ELWA Paynesville, Liberia
additional information, please contact:
Mr. Paul G. Lloyd &Mrs. Joyce Morris-Lloyd (320) 654-9345-HM
(320) 310-1455-Cell, Joyce; (320) 310-1636-Cell, Paul
Mr. Sammy Morris (231) 886-594-042 Cell
Julius Morris (231) 598-2955 Cell
Isaac Morris (231) 777-22878 Cell
Franklin Morris (231) 886-721-701 Cell
Henry Benson (231) 886-518-791 Cell
Faynon Kellogg (231) 886-518-796 Cell