Funeral service for Sarah Ella Morris, 82, of Camden, was held Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, Rembert, with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jimmy Atkerson officiated. Memorials may be made to Agape Hospice, 700 West DeKalb Street, Camden, S.C. 29020 or New Hope Baptist Church c/o Carrie Cook, PO Box 9, Dalzell, S.C. 29040.
Mrs. Morris, wife of the late Charlie Lawrence Morris, died Thursday, October 20, 2011. Born in Kershaw County, she was a daughter of the late Robert Daniel and Sarah Ella Benton Douglas. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, cooking and canning.
Surviving are her sons, Charles W. Morris (DeeJay) of Camden and Harold Morris of Cassatt; daughters, Alice M. Furniss of Camden and Betty M. Davis of Camden; brothers, John Henry Douglas, and Thurmond Douglas; sisters, Johnnie Mae Huckabee of Andalusia, Ala., Marie Altman of Andalusia, Ala., Mary Bowers of Camden, and Vernell Cain of Camden; 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; 14 great great-grandchildren; and 3 great great great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by two children; step-daughter, Blanche Morris McManus; brother, Bobby Douglas; and sister, Grace Catoe.
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