Rebecca Louise Morris, 82, of Springfield, passed from this life on Friday May 24, 2019 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday May 30th at 11:00 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Reverend Harold Miller and Vince Hand officiating. Interment will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Trent Hand, Vince Hand, Jarret Reed, Holden Reed, Isaac Bourne, Ryan Morris, Caleb Starks, and Jeremy Rogers serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Mrs. Morris was born September 4, 1936 in Robertson County to the late John and Mildia Cantrell Wilson. She worked many years for Dr. Jackson in Springfield until his retirement, and then worked at Golden Living Nursing Home until her retirement. Mrs. Morris was a member of Center Point Baptist Church. She enjoyed reading, going to Panama City Beach, and was an excellent cook. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandson: Christopher Kenneth Stroud, and by her sisters: Jesse Newberry, Reba Williams Newberry, and Meakle Newberry.
Mrs. Morris is survived by her husband: Ray Patterson Morris, Sr. of Springfield, her sons and daughters-in-law: Ray Patterson and Donna Morris, Jr., of Goodlettsville, John David Morris and Sheila Hollis of Cedar Hill, daughters and sons-in-law: Cathy Jane and Ken Stroud of Springfield, Mary Beth and Ray Garrison of Clarksville, Patti Rae and Mark Bourne of Adams, 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.