NEW MADRID - Lloyd Elroy Morris, 76, died Aug. 27, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.
Born March 29, 1925, in Center Ridge, Ark., son of the late I.C. and Mattie Dooley Morris, he served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired as a machine operator for Anderson Lumber Company in New Madrid.
In 1957, he married Laura Henderson who preceded him in death.
Survivors include: three sons, Benjamin Syas and Lloyd Elroy Morris Jr. of New Madrid and Stevie Morris of Sikeston; two stepsons, Floyd Stoum of Cleveland, Ohio, and Jerry Baker of Garland, Texas; two brothers, Ellis Morris of Blytheville, Ark., and Amos Morris of Jefferson City; three sisters, Jewell Byers of Kansas City, Velma Parmer of Syracuse, N.Y., and Lucresia Hicks of Lilbourn.
He was preceded in death by one stepson, Leon Stoum; and one brother, F.J. Morris.
Friends may call from noon Saturday until service time at 2 p.m. at Richards Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Evergreen Cemetery.