Johney Morrison
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Johney Morrison
  • April 7, 1933 - November 20, 2017
  • Phoenix, Arizona

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Johney Morrison, age 84, of Phoenix, passed away on Monday, November 20, 2017 in Phoenix. He was born on April 7, 1933 to the late Artis Pete and Susie Mae Williams in Ringgold, Louisiana. Johney proudly joined the United States Marine Corp serving our country during the Korean Conflict. On October 7, 1963 he married Yvonne Elizabeth Taylor in Grand Junction, Colorado; to this union eight children were born. He was a member of VFW Post #1710 and Elks Lodge #477. He enjoyed fishing, camping, and working on race cars. Johney is survived by his six loving children, David (Miriam) Morrison, Michael Morrison, Donald Ray Morrison, LaVonne (Mike) Neal, Leroy Morrison, Anthony Morrison; two sisters, Eva Jean Williams and Eddie Mae Cheney; a brother, Rulee Cheney; five grandchildren, Javon D. Johnson and Terry Murphy, Latoya Morrison, and Cody and Katie Morrison; nine great grandchildren, Zenobia A. Murphy, Christopher S. Murphy, Teya Moore, TJ Moore, Sophia E. Morrison, D. Murphy Jr., Lakeitha T. Morrison, Faith Nasir Delph, Christopher C. Morrison; and many other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by two children, Terry and Debra Morrison. Committal service with Military Honors will be at 2:00 pm on December 15, 2017 at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona.