Joyce Owen Morris, age 79 of Clarksville, passed away Saturday at Gateway Medical center in Clarksville, TN. Funeral service will be at McEvoy Funeral Home Monday at 2:00 PM conducted by Bro. Richard Perigo one of Jehovah's Witnesses South Congregation in Clarksville, TN. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Park with family members serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be from noon until 2:00 PM prior to the service Monday.
Joyce Carolyn Morris was born in Henry County, TN to Henry Washington Owen and Mattie Belle Vaughan Owen, both of whom preceded her in death. She married George Herbert Morris on January 23, 1955 and he preceded her in death on February 8, 2001.
Mrs. Morris is survived by a daughter: Jan (Rod) Stumphf of Clarksville, TN; sons: Mark (Barbara) Morris and Jason (Kathy) Morris of Clarksville, TN; brothers: James (Neva) Owen of Lansing, MI; Gordon Owen and Byron (Betty) Owen of Paris, TN; sister-in-law: Ludene Owen of Paris, TN; grandchildren: Shane and Matthew Stumphf, Megan Stumphf Martis, Michael, Caitlin and Bradley Morris; and four Great Grandchildren.
Joyce was also preceded in death by sisters: Geneva McClure, Naomi Woodard, Marjorie Heath, and Sarah McGuire; brother: Harold Owen.
Mrs. Morris was one of Jehovah's Witnesses, a homemaker and a loving mother. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.