Mary E. Morrison, age 67, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois passed away on Friday, November 06, 2020 at the Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. She was born on December 14, 1952 in Caruthersville, Missouri, the daughter of Jessie and Ola Mae (Hosier) Morris. She was married to Roy Lee Morrison, and he preceded her in death.
Mary retired from Waves, Inc. She was a member of and enjoyed attending the Calvary Apostolic Church. Her hobbies included shopping, dining, and spending time with her grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; one son, Richard Tripp; one brother, Monroe Morris; one sister, Jessie Wood; one brother-in-law, Paul Prater.
Survivors include her four children, Elizabeth Dianne Gilbert and husband, Bob of West Salem, Illinois, Michael Tripp and wife, Stacey of St. Louis, Missouri, Shannon Morrison of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, and Cole Morrison of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; three brothers, Tommy Morris and wife, Pat of Bridgeport, Illinois, John Morris and wife, Stella of McLeansboro, Illinois, and Marcus Morris of Carmi, Illinois; four sisters, Mattie Morrison of Equality, Illinois, Alesia Shirley and husband, Raymond, Sr. of Marion, Illinois, Glenda Prater of Carmi, Illinois, and Violet Tyson of McLeansboro, Illinois; 11 grandchildren, Brandi Higgins and husband, Justin, Bryce Gilbert, Brandon Gilbert, Marcus Morris, George Morris, Perry Tripp, Kamry Tripp, Aiden Morrison, Payton Morrison, Liam Morrison, and Robert Morrison; and five great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be conducted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM CST at the Calvary Apostolic Church, 13583 US HWY- Business 50, east of Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial will be in the Little Prairie Cemetery. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois is in charge of the arrangements.
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