Dorothy Lavone Morris, 77, beloved sister and aunt passed away on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. Services were held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10 at Jeffrey Cemetery graveside with Elder Vance Rodgers officiating.
Born Nov. 10, 1935 to now-deceased parents Lester L. Morris and Ella (Phelps)
Morris, Dorothy is preceded in death by one sister, Thelma Lee (Morris) Galloway; one brother, Lonnie Bruce Morris; niece, Jan Gideon; great-great-nephew, Karek Lee Richardson; and beloved brothers-in-law, AB Galloway and Glenn Gideon.
Dorothy is survived by her sister, Margie Bozarth; nieces: Deborah Galloway, Donna Richardson, Glenda Hicks, Lisa Schroeder and Brenda Galloway; three great-nieces, Lynn Rust, Diana Reliford and Lana Rocha; three great-nephews, Justin Richardson, Patrick Richardson and and Ryan Hicks; and six great-great-nieces and nephews: Braden Thomas Richardson, Kaden Roy Richardson, Nicholas Reliford, Emily Richardson, Lora Richardson and Charles Bruce Richardson.
Dorothy retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company/ AT&T after 35 years of service as a phone operator, progressing in skill as the technology of phone service moved from manually connection of calls through automatic tone dial connection to wireless service. Dorothy began her career in local office in Lockhart and retired from offices in Austin, Texas.
After retirement, Dorothy devoted her time to the loving care of family and stewardship of family livestock and farm, and the task of residential recycling, believing in the conservation of our planets resources. The family would like to thank all dear friends and family whose lives Dorothy touched and whose lives touched hers.
“Our loved ones leave behind spaces in our world that can never be filled. But they also leave behind love and light in each of us, sparks of joy and hope that live in our hearts and give strength to our souls. For as long as there is memory, they’ll live on within our heart.”
All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, Lockhart, Texas, 408 S. Main St., Lockhart, Texas 78644 (512) 398-2343.