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Alta E. Morris

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 22nd, 2013

LEE CENTER - Alta Eileen Morris, 96, of Lee Center, died Jan. 19, 2013 at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation Center, Franklin Grove.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 at First Congregational United Church of Christ in Lee Center with Pastor Jack M. Briggs officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Dixon. Visitation will be from 48 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, Dixon and from 10 a.m. until time of service on Jan. 25 at the church.

Ms. Morris was born Oct. 10, 1916 in Prosperity, Pa. to Albert and Emily (Grimm) Shriver.

Survivors include three daughters, Donna (Sherman) Shaw of LaMoille, Sharon (Melvin) McNinch of Lee Center and Shirley (Dale) Barlow of Amboy; 14 grandchildren; and 25 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, David Morris; and one brother, Homer Shriver.

Ms. Morris worked as a housekeeper for Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon prior to her retirement. She was a member of the First Congregational United Church of Christ in Lee Center where she was involved in the Ladies Circle and the Ladies Auxiliary. She was also a Rebecca and a member of Lee County Home Extension.

A memorial has been established to the First Congregational United Church of Christ, Lee Center.

Condolences may be sent to www.prestonschillingfuneralhome.com.

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