Obituary for Virginia Elwanda "Wanda" Morris
Wanda Boyd Morris died unexpectedly at Highland Community Hospital in Picayune on February 19, 2018 at the age of 74.
Wanda is survived by her children: Sandra Morris Zitterkopf (Mark Zitterkopf) of Kiln, MS; Timothy Glenn Morris (Stephanie Morris) of Ponchatoula, LA; Jennifer Morris Firle (Greg Firle) of Waveland, MS; and Melissa Morris Shaw (Brad Shaw) of Sterrett, AL. Grandchildren: Dorian Wright (Brandon Wright) of Diamondhead, MS; Brandy McKay (Gus McKay) of Franklinton, LA; Brittany Tillman (Orrin Marino) of Ponchatoula, LA; Gregory Morris of Ponchatoula, LA; Taylor Landers of Auburn, AL; Kala Shaw (Michael Mims) of Sterrett, AL; J.T. Landers of Sylacauga, AL; Kaci Shaw of Sterrett, AL; Halee Morris of Ponchatoula, LA; and Trevor Morris of Waveland, MS. Great-grandchildren: Carter Tillman of Ponchatoula, LA; Presley McKay of Franklinton, LA; Jaxon Wright of Diamondhead, MS; and Sawyer Tillman of Ponchatoula, LA., her brother Ray Boyd, several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her husband Louis Glenn Morris; her parents, Terry Lee Boyd and Ethel Luella Boyd Young; her brothers Clayton Boyd, and Austin Boyd; and her great-granddaughter, Ella Grace Tillman of Ponchatoula, LA.
Wanda was born on November 2, 1943 in Tifton, GA. She and her sweetheart, Glenn, were married on September 5, 1959, they were married for over 58 years at the time of Glenn’s passing on February 11, 2018.
Wanda was a caring woman who loved her family and was an active and dedicated member of the Lee’s Chapel #2.
A funeral is scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018. Family viewing is set for 10 – 10:30 am with general viewing and service from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm at Lee’s Chapel #2 at 27015 Leetown Road Picayune, MS 39466 with a reception to follow. Pastor Jarred Lee will officiate the ceremony and Pastor Willie Tebo will also say a few words. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Wanda’s life.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The American Heart Association at www.heart.org.