Martha Ellen Morris
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Martha Ellen Morris
  • May 5, 1926 - December 9, 2017
  • North Garden, Virginia

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Martha “Ellen” Morris, also known as Granny and Gee Gee, age 91 went to be with her Lord on December 9, 2017 with family by her side. Born on May 5, 1926 she was the only child of Roy and Lillie Belle Moon. She is survived by her daughter Debbie Grady, son-in-law John, two grandchildren Travis and Matthew Grady, and four great grandchildren, Caleb, Emma, Carlie and Lauren Grady. Her family and faith meant the most to her. She was a true matriarch who never hesitated to let you know what she thought or how she felt. Ellen was a strong women known for her wit and sharp tongue but she had a good and kind heart. Her love, wisdom, life lessons and the many wonderful memories touched several generations and will be cherished by those luckiest enough to have known her. Ellen, a graduate of Lane High School retired from Comdial at an early age of 57 which gave her many years to spend with her family. Ellen was an avid sports fan who loved to cook for her family and friends. She loved to read, especially her Bible, work outside with her flowers, and do crossword puzzles. She will be greatly missed by her family and the many friends that loved her. The family would like to express their thanks to Charlotte Lawson, her care provider for four years and to the staff at Charlottesville Health and Rehab for the love and care they provided in her last days. Ellen was a member of Cherry Avenue Christian Church for almost 50 years and a member of the Homebuilders Sunday School Class. Ellen’s last wishes included a family night at Cherry Avenue Christian Church which will be held on December 13, 2017 from 6 to 7:30 pm. A graveside service will be held on December 14, 2017 at Monticello Memorial Gardens at 1 pm. A reception will follow the graveside service at Cherry Avenue Christian Church. Flowers or donations can be made to Cherry Avenue Christian Church.