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Amy Morris

October 5, 1917 — March 19, 2019

Hastings resident Amy Pearl Morris, 101, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at The Kensington, Hastings, NE.

Memorial Services are 11 a.m. Saturday, March 23, at Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene in Hastings with Pastor John Whitsett officiating. Private family burial will be at a later date. Memorials may be given to Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church.

Amy Pearl Morris was born on October 5, 1917, in Allen, NE to John and Elva Barnes. Amy was the oldest of four daughters. When ten months of age the family moved to Wayne, NE. She graduated from Wayne High School in 1935 (during the great depression). She first worked as a secretary in the local WPA office, later as a clerk in the Wayne County Clerk’s office.

She was married on November 15, 1953, to Lawrence L. Morris and they made their home in York, NE; he preceded her in death on October 16, 2014. In 1955, she and her husband moved to Beaver City, NE and while there she worked for a time as a receptionist for Donald Carter, MD in the Beaver City Clinic. In 1957, she and her husband moved to Lexington, NE. She worked 14 years at the Dawson County Public Power Office. While in Lexington, they became foster parents to a daughter, Cheryl Laughlin. In 1971, Amy and her husband moved to Hastings, NE. From 1972 until her retirement she was a receptionist at Stewart Plumbing Co.

Amy was a member of Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene and taught Sunday School for 38 years. She also regularly attended Hastings Christian Women’s Club which she greatly enjoyed.

Amy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lawrence Morris; and three sisters.

SURVIVORS:
Foster Daughter:
Cheryl Berg – Crosslake, MN
Nieces & Nephews:
9
Many Great-Nieces & Great-Nephews

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Saturday, March 23, 2019

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene

700 W 22nd St, Hastings, NE 68901

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Memorial Service

Saturday, March 23, 2019

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Lakeside Community Church of the Nazarene

700 W 22nd St, Hastings, NE 68901

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