Amilious Jennings Morris, 89, of Olar, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Morris was born in Olar on Feb. 1, 1924. He was the son of the late Amilious Festus and Genia Creech Morris.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Morningstar Morris and his brother,
He was a member of the "Greatest Generation" having served in the Army Air Corp in Italy during WWII. He was a former employee of the Savannah River Plant and retired from Carolina Eastman Co. He was a devoted and oldest active member of the Olar First Baptist Church. He was a member of the Olar Lions Club and was an avid Braves and Carolina baseball fan.
Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Aug. 18, at the Olar First Baptist
Church with Rev. Wayne Lovett and Rev. Thomas Terry officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with military rites accorded. Visitation was held Aug. 17 at Mole Funeral Home from 6 to 8 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Olar.
Survivors include his beloved daughters, Jennie Ann Morris (Dave) Brown of Barnwell, Gail Morris (David) Posey of Olar, Genia Morris (Edward) Floyd of Walterboro and
Kathy Morris (Dean) Ayer of Ehrhardt; grandchildren, Windi Williams (Billy) Weaver, Tara Williams McCann, Jason Houck, Kelly Houck, Sims (Haley) Floyd, Christian Floyd (Byron) Altman, Elizabeth Ayer Bessinger, Colby Ayer and Madeline Ayer; great grandchildren, Will Weaver, Walden Floyd, Banks Floyd, Abigail Altman, Grayson Altman and Noah Bessinger; niece, Harriett Morris (Charles) Platt of Olar; special friend, Laura McMillian Kirby of Bamberg.
Mole Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
The People-Sentinel 08/21/13
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