Funeral service for Sarah Ella Morris, 82, of Camden, will be held Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, Rembert, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Jimmy Atkerson will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday, Oct. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to Agape Hospice, 700 West DeKalb Street, Camden, S.C. 29020 or New Hope Baptist Church c/o Carrie Cook, P.O. Box 9, Dalzell, S.C. 29040.
Mrs. Morris, wife of the late Charlie Lawrence Morris, died Thursday, Oct. 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, Johnie Mae Huckabee of Andalusia, Ala., Marie Altman of Andalusia, Ala., Mary Bowers of Camden, and Vernell Cain of Camden; 14 grandchildren; 28 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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