James Morris

James Thomas Morris, 26, of Whitefield, passed away Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, at his home. He was born Nov. 15, 1991, in Muskogee to Gerald and Jacqueline (Henry) Morris.

James was a sponge for knowledge. He loved history and especially war-time history. He had a passion for guns and was very knowledgeable about all makes, manufacturers and their capabilities. He was an avid reader and loved video games. James was an avid animal lover, especially dogs. He enjoyed visiting with older people and loved family gatherings. He was a member of Greater Refuge Church.

James is survived by his parents, Gerald and Jacqueline Morris of the home; his sister, Tyler Richard and husband, Elijah, of Baytown, Texas; two nephews, Levi and Langston James Richard of Baytown, Texas; paternal aunts, Edna and Eldon Biggs, Glenda and Henry Few, Betty and Larry McGuire; uncles, Charlie and Marie Morris, James Smith; maternal, Brian and Kay Henry, David and Debbie Henry, Jo Ann and Tony Leamon, Barbara and Eddie Escobar, James Henry; numerous cousins and other relatives.

James was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Freda Morris and Helen and Jack Henry; and Aunt Ethel Smith.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at Sandridge Pentecostal Church with Pastor George Mantooth officiating.

Eulogist was the Rev. David Henry. Pallbearers included Richard Tarvin, Terry Strain, Carl Oxford, Caleb Bone, George Mantooth II and Dustin Mintz. Honorary pallbearers included Jim Storment and John Berryman.

Burial followed in Hoyt Cemetery under the direction of King & Shearwood Funeral Home of Stigler.

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