Morrison, Roberta Marie Stoker (LaFayette)

Monday, December 9, 2019
Roberta Marie Stoker Morrison, 91, of LaFayette, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James “Slim” Morrison; and sons, James Roy Lee Stinnett and Charles Jackson Stinnett.

She is survived by her children Mary Ann Stinnett, Carl Stinnett, Bonnie Wilson, Roger  Morrison, and Tina M. Harris; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor David Thompson officiating.

Interment will be at LaFayette Memory Gardens.

Pallbearers are Jeff Alexander, David Alexander, Aaron Harris, Tracy Norton, Deagan Alexander, and Jukota Robicheaux. 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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