Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

February 14, 2013

Mary B. Morris

Aug. 28, 1922 - Feb. 12, 2013


— Mary B. Morris, 90, Kokomo, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at Golden Living Center-Sycamore Village. She was born Aug. 28, 1922, in Fairmount, to the late George and Minnie (Leach) Bannister. In 1943, in Summitville, she married Charles L. “Rube” Morris; he preceded her in death in December of 1977.

Mary retired from Chrysler after 21 years of service where she worked in the accounting department. She also had worked for Mast Furniture in Greentown.    

Surviving are a niece, Barbara Kyle, Anderson; nephew, Gary and Bev Hipes, Fairmount; niece, Leeann Neal, Anderson; nephew, Tom and Patricia Pickering, Tacoma, Wash.; niece, Cindy and Wendell Gibson, Greentown; nephew, Marvin and Sandy Pickering, Kokomo; niece, Marilyn and Robert Krall, Kokomo. Also surviving are four additional nieces and nephews, 15 great-nieces and nephews, and seven great-great-nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., with Pastor James Fritz officiating. Burial will follow at Crown Point Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until time of service on Saturday at the mortuary.

You are invited to read Mary’s full obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message or order flowers for the family.