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“Dear Jay, Jaynette and Bettie, My aunt (Virginia Fielder Hobbs), mother (Eva Fielder), sister (Cindy Diamond) and I would like to express our...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Virginia Dodge Fielder - TN

“So sorry to hear about Aunt Norma Jean's passing. Please tell Uncle Jay I send my condolences. I will remember her in my prayers. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: randy morris - toledo, OH

“Mr. Morris, Our deepest sympathies...We were saddened to hear about Ms. Norma. May the Peace of God be with you and your family. Mike & Shane...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mike & Shane Swing - Columbia, TN

“My dear aunt Norma Jean, What great memories you have left for me. You were always so wonderful to me and my family and so supportive when mom was...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Sharon Morris Lynch - Toledo, OH

“Aunt Norma Jean, you will be missed. I always remember you with such a sweet smile. The last time I saw you I remembered thinking that I hoped to...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Morris Priest - Decatur, AL

“Uncle Jay, I am so sorry to hear of my sweet Aunt Norma Jeans passing. I have the most wonderful memories I will cherish of her. She was such a calm,...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Joann Morris - Middle Haddam, CT

“Jay, Jan, Bettie and Joe: I am so sorry to hear of Norma's passing. She was always one of my favorite parents. Her keen instinct on how teenager's...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Henry Phillips - Lawrenceburg, TN

“Dear Jay, Betty and Jaynette, I just got off the phone with mother and am so incredibly sorry to hear about Norma! Jay~ you and Norma have ALWAYS...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Beth Beeler Younginer - TN

“Norma Jean was one of the most caring and sweetest ladies I've ever met. She had a wonderful sense of humor and always made me laugh with her...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Angie Purcell - Lawrenceburg, TN

“In this job, there are patients that touch your heart and life. I want all of you to know how honored I was to be apart of your lives even if for a...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Tiffani Cornelius - caregiver

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Norma Jean Boyd Morris, 88, resident of the Zion Community, passed from this life Saturday, February 4, 2012 at Maury Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 12:00 noon at Oakes & Nichols with Rev. Mike Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Polk Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends Monday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Notes of sympathy may be sent to www.oakesandnichols.com.
Born in Sweetwater, Texas she was the daughter of the late Ralph Boyd and Pauline Merriman Boyd. She was retired supervisor of sales for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Northwest Ohio and attended First Baptist Church in Columbia.
Survivors include her husband of sixty-nine years, Jay W. Morris, of Columbia whom she married December 31, 1942; daughters, Jaynette W. (Colin) Davis of Houston, Texas and Bettie (Joe) Gobble of Columbia; grandchildren, Tim (Denice) Meidinger of Houston, Texas, Bryan (Carmen) Meidinger of Forney, Texas, Jacob (Bonnie) Meidinger of San Felipe, Texas, Jason Gobble of Northfield, Minnesota, Paige (Kevin) Hight of Columbia, Heather (Stephen) James of Nashville, and Jonathan (Karen) Gobble of Columbia; great-grandchildren, Troy Meidinger, Lauren Meidinger, Ryan Meidinger, Max Hight, Gracen Hight, Emma Claire James, Elijah James, Henry James, Teddy James, Isabell Gobble, Oliver Gobble, and Eleanor Gobble.
Serving as pallbearers are Tim Meidinger, Bryan Meidinger, Jacob Meidinger, Jonathan Gobble, Jason Gobble, Kevin Hight, and Stephen James.

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