Morrison, Gloria Faye (Jasper)

Friday, December 28, 2012

Gloria Faye Barnett Morrison, 68, of Jasper, Tennessee, died on Thursday, December 27, 2012 in a Chattanooga hospital.

The daughter of the late Elisha and Mattie Lucille McClanahan Barnett, she was a member of Mountain View Baptist Church who loved the Lord and her church family.  She was a loving Mother and Grandmother and was dedicated to her family.  She was also a lifelong cook and baker who was famous for her coconut cakes and buttermilk pies.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Tom Morrison of Jasper; four sons, Tom (Gina) Morrison, Jr. of Jasper, Paul (Tonya) Morrison of Tullahoma, Tn., Tim (Ann) Morrison and John Morrison both of Jasper; sister, Nancy Daffron; brothers, Bob (Sherry) Barnett, Sherman (Linda) Barnett all of Jasper, and John (Cathy) Barnett of Huntsville, Ala.; six grandchildren, Tonia, Eric, Hannah, Katherine, Jacob and Eli; three great-grandchildren, Addalyn, Oden and Maddox. 

Funeral services will be conducted at the Jasper Chapel of Rogers Funeral Home on Monday, Dec. 31, at 1 p.m. CT with Reverend Jimmy Styers officiating. Interment will be in Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Saturday, Dec. 29, from 2-8 p.m. CT and on Sunday, Dec. 30, from 2-8 p.m. CT at the funeral home. 

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.rogersfuneralhome.com.


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