Weldon Lincoln Morris
Weldon Lincoln Morris
  • June 17, 1923 - September 22, 2010
  • Virginia

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Weldon Lincoln Morris, Sr., 87, a resident of Shenandoah, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, September 22, 2010.

He was born on June 17, 1923 in Page County and was the son of the late Vernon M. and Laura Alice Jenkins Morris.

Mr. Morris attended school at Grove Hill School and was a member of the Shenandoah Pentecostal Holiness Church. He was a retired carpenter and an avid gardener.

On November 10, 1945 he married Vivian C. Rinaca, who preceded him in death on February 21, 1996.

He is survived by four daughters, Jean Essman, Maxine Jenkins both of Shenandoah, Norma Brumback of Luray, Elaine Knight of Stanley, two sons, Weldon Morris, Jr. and David G. Morris, Sr. both of Shenandoah, 13 loving grandchildren, and 24 special great-grandchildren, four sisters, Ruth Wright and Mary Ferrell both of Shenandoah, Venda Denton of Ashland, VA, and Frances Moore of Lafayette, IN, also his companions, Max and Mattie Cat and his mule, Molly.

He was also preceded in death by two grandchildren, Bruce Leroy May and Joseph Bradley Jenkins.

The family will receive friends 7-8:30 PM, Saturday, September 25, at the Shenandoah Pentecostal Holiness Church. The casket will be closed.

A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 26, at the church with Rev. Mike Reynolds and Larry Sullivan officiating. Burial will follow at Newport Cemetery.

Lindsey-Kyger Funeral Home in Shenandoah is handling arrangements and condolences may be sent to the Morris family at www.lindseykygerfuneralhome.com.