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Caseline Morris

Friday, May 21, 2004

CHARLESTON - Caseline Morris, 74, died May 19, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born June 6, 1929, in Charleston, daughter of the late Gus and Lou Birda Bailey Barnes, she was a lifelong resident of Mississippi County. A member of Mercy Seat Baptist Church in Charleston, where she served as head of the Kitchen Committee and on the Pastor's Aide Committee, she retired after 37 years as a kindergarten teacher for Charleston Public Schools.

Her husband, Harvey Morris, preceded her in death in 1976.

Survivors include: two sons, Larry Morris of Cairo, Ill., and Micheal Morris of Sikeston; her stepmother, Alice Barnes; one sister, Sarah Crawford; one brother, Gus Barnes; and four grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Two brothers and one sister also preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 3 p.m. Saturday until service time at 4 p.m. at Mercy Seat Baptist Church. The Rev. J.L. Posey will officiate.

Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery near Charleston.

Williams Funeral Home of Charleston is in charge of arrangements.