Cover photo for Frankie Morris, Sr.'s Obituary
Frankie Morris, Sr. Profile Photo
1929 Frankie 2017

Frankie Morris, Sr.

July 14, 1929 — December 14, 2017

Frankie Wilson Morris, Sr., 88 of Diana, passed away on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Webster County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 14, 1929 in Elkton, VA to Julia Merica and was a United States Navy Veteran.

Frankie was a truck driver and worked in the construction industry. He loved to play poker, chase women, play pool, drive his four-wheeler, “chew his chew”, and listen to bluegrass music.

Frankie is survived by his son Frankie (wife Charolette) Morris, Jr.; brother Donald Merica; 18 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and 14 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his mother; first wife Mary Lee Sweet Morris; second wife Lucille Sears Morris; daughter Mary Hansel; brother Randalph Merica; and sister Delores.

Friends may join the family for visitation on Monday, December 18, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services to celebrate Frankie’s life will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home with Pastor Ty Farlow officiating. Interment will follow in Cool Springs Cemetery, Diana.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Dodd & Reed Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Morris family.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Frankie Morris, Sr., please visit our flower store.


Visits: 27

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree