Morrison, Michelle Lynn (Hixson)

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Michelle Lynn Morrison, 43, of Gulf Shores, Al., formerly Hixson, went to be with our Lord and Savior on January 7, 2019 from injuries sustained in a pedestrian accident. Michelle was born June 3, 1975 in Tuscaloosa. Michelle married the love of her life, Micheal Morrison, on February 4, 1995.  Together, they have two wonderful children, Matthew Morrison, of Hixson and Marissa Morrison, of Gulf Shores. Michelle was a graduate of Shelton State Community College and an attendant of the University of Alabama, before moving to Tennessee. Once in Tennessee, Michelle graduated from Chattanooga State Community College with an associate's of science, before graduating from Tennessee Tech University with a bachelor's degree in education. 

Michelle was employed by the Baldwin County Department of Education, where she taught in the Foley school system. Michelle also obtained her real estate license and enjoyed practicing as a realtor in Gulf Shores. Michelle played many roles during her life. She was a wife, mother, daughter, aunt, teacher, coach, mentor, realtor, friend and a lover of Jesus. No matter how you knew Michelle, you knew of her golden heart, as well as her kind loving spirit. Michelle will be deeply missed by all.   

She is survived by her mother, Bonnie Petersell (Bob) of Gulf Shores; father, Richard Ellenburg, of Tuscaloosa; brother, Wesley (Kristy) Ellenburg, of Gulf Shores; sister, Nikki Ellenburg, of Mississippi; and several nieces and nephews. 

Services will be held at Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 2-8 p.m. and Sunday from noon-2 p.m., with the service at 2 p.m. Ken Hartley will officiate. Burial will be at Mt. Olive Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers will be Matthew Morrison, Jon Morrison, Joseph Smith, Chad Nunley, Billy Headrick, Chris Nolan and Caleb Leon.   

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Serenity Pointe. 650 N Spring  St. Sparta, TN 38583. Serenity Pointe is a non-profit that works to save babies' lives, which was near and dear to Michelle’s heart.   

Share photos and memories at www.whitwellmemorialfuneralhome.com. 

Arrangements are by Whitwell Memorial Funeral Home, Inc.

White, John N. (Dalton)

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John N. White, age 73, of Dalton, Georgia, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Erlanger Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Kay White; and two brothers and a sister. ... (click for more)

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