Garner Hamilton Morrisett, Jr.

Wednesday, May 26, 2004

Garner Hamilton Morrisett, Jr., 58, of Marked Tree died Saturday, May 22 at Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.

Morrisett was a member of the Marked Tree Church of God and was active in organizing Special Olympic Events.

He was preceded in death by his father Garner Hamilton Morrisett, Sr.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Morrisett of the home; his mother, Christine Morrisett Gibson of Marked Tree; his step-father, Wayne Gibson of Marked Tree; one son: Garner Hamilton (Chet) Morrisett III of Lebanon, Tenn.; one step-son: Nick Busch of Payneway; one daughter: Heather Young Hale of Proctor; one step-daughter: Christi Murrray of Payneway; three sisters: Linette Brown of Weiner, Jenny Sue McSpadden of Mountain View and Janet Clark of Grubbs; and six grandchildren: Brandi Morrisett, Andi Morrisett, Landon Stotts, Murray Stotts, Misty Murray and Austin Murray.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 25 at the Marked Tree Church of God with Rev. Patrick Tucker and Don Abbott officiating. Burial followed in Potter's Memorial Cemetery.

Murphy Funeral Home handled the arrangements.