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Lawrence Morris, 81 Of Buckingham Dies November 25

BUCKINGHAM, Nov. 26 – Lawrence Earl Morris, 81, of Buckingham County passed away Wednesday morning, November 25, 2009 in Lynchburg. He was born July 15, 1928 in Buckingham County, the son of the late Lacy Earl and Dorothy Senger Morris.

Mr. Morris retired as a rural letter carrier and a lifelong farmer. He served in the United States Army from February 1955 until February 1957. He was a longtime Deacon and Trustee at Concord Baptist Church at Shepherds.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Kathryn Ayres Morris; son, Lawrence Claiborne Morris and wife, Roma; daughter, Susan Morris Underwood; grandchildren, Matthew Underwood, Elizabeth “Libby” Morris and Ashley Underwood; sisters, Elsie Kidd and Helen Chappell; brother, Claude Morris Sr. and wife, Shirley and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at Concord Baptist Church at Shepherds with interment in the church cemetery.

Family will receive friends Thursday evening 7-8 p.m. at the Puckett Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Concord Baptist Church Building Fund.

Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangements.