Mr. Billy Leon Morris
Mr. Billy Leon Morris, age 79, of Valley, Alabama, passed away on June 23, 2020 at the WellStar West Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Morris was born on March 2, 1941 in LaGrange to the late Albert Dewitt Morris and Winnie Hunt Herndon. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Joan Allen and Marion “Jitt” Winters and a son, Larry Wayne Fulghum. He was a self-employed Musician for most of his life.
Survivors include his children, Vicki Maxwell, Diane Morris, Teresa Martin, Chris Morris (Reagan) and Danette Lott (David); sister, Linda Wood; life-time companion, Lemerle Fulghum; grandchildren, Tim Siggers (DeeDee), Matthew Buchanan (Mryiha), Tiffany Michelle, Brittany Morris, Ashley Thomas, Kyleigh Morris, Bailey Morris and Whitney Lott; numerous great-grandchildren; his former wife, Pearl Garrett Morgan and their children; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 506 Hill Street in LaGrange with Rev. Alex Montgomery and Rev. Robert Longshore officiating. Family will receive friends on Saturday at the funeral home from 10:00 am until service hour. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memory Gardens with social distancing honored at each event. Pallbearers for the service will be Mike Winters, Jason Wallace, Jim Roberts, Gary Maxwell and Jeffery Driver. Honorary pallbearers will be Dean Winters, James Jabley, Ritchie Alves, Ken Hatley and Pat Holt. In addition to the times listed above, the family will be at the home of his daughter, Diane Morris. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginslagangechapel.com.
Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand in charge of arrangements, 506 Hill Street, LaGrange, 30240. 706-884-5626.