Carl Morris, Jr. age 90 of Heiskell

Carl Morris, Jr. age 90 of Heiskell, TN, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021 at his residence.  He was born January 15, 1931 in Elizabethton, TN.  He is preceded in death by his beloved bride of 58 years, Billie Elaine Morris; grandson, Daniel M. Morris; parents, Carl Sr. and Winnie Morris; and sister, Charlotte J. Smith. 

He is survived by daughters, Linda E. Morris, Karen A. Gambrell (David), Susan M. Smith (Jonathan), and Mary J. Black; sons, Paul H. Morris (Debbie) and Glenn A. Morris (Bernice); 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; and one expected great-grandson. 

At his request, there will be no services.  The family asks for prayers through this difficult time.  Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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  1. Selma Lewis Bowers

    I am Selma Lewis Bowers. My mother Mamie Morris Lewis was a sister to Carl Morris Sr I send my sympathy to the family. My address is 118 Coney Island road, Elizabethton Tennessee 37643 my phone number is 424-557-7178. I was amazed to se this I’ve never heard anything from this family in many years . God Bless each one.

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