Berniece C. Morris August 20, 1917 – June 13, 2015

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A funeral service for longtime Lamar resident, Berniece C. Morris, will be held at 10:00 AM Wednesday June 17, 2015 at the Lamar United Methodist Church.  Burial will follow in the Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar.

Per the Berniece’s request there will be no public visitation.

Berniece was born on August 20, 1917 in Walters, Oklahoma to Hugh L. King and Nellie Gladys (Gay) King and departed this life on Saturday June 13, 2015 at her home in Lamar, with her family by her side at the age of 97.

Berniece was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband – Winslow C. Morris; by one granddaughter – Shauna Lynn Morris; by two brothers – Lawrence King and LeRoy King; by one daughter-in-law – Janice “Ingram” Morris; by her step-mother – Cleo Dean King; as well as by one infant grandson- Christopher Morris.

Berniece C. Morris is survived by three sons – Larry Morris of Charlottesville, VA; Roger (Elaine) Morris of Evergreen, CO; and Richard (Belinda) Morris of Hobbs, NM; by five grandchildren; Nine great grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Lamar Area Hospice either directly or through the funeral home office.

Services for Berniece C. Morris are under the direction of Peacock Funeral Home.  For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at

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