Mary Lee Morris, age 91, of Crewe, VA, passed away on January 18, 2021, in Lynchburg, VA, due to complications following a broken hip.

Mrs. Morris was born on April 14, 1929, in North Wilkesboro, NC, to her parents, Millard Fillmore Brooks and Ethel Blevins Brooks.  She married Julius Morris in 1953. The Morris’s moved to Crewe, VA, where they ran Morris Electronics.  Once retired, she dedicated her remaining time to educating and caring for her grandchildren.

Mrs. Morris is survived by her son, Rodney Morris of Lawrenceville, GA; and her daughter, Vicki Hecht of Gloucester, VA; her daughter, Juli Tompkins of Annapolis, MD; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Julius Morris.

Mrs. Morris will be buried in a private ceremony on January 22, 2021. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Burkeville Fire Department. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is serving the family.



Condolence Messages

  1. Earlene and Ronnie Armes

    21 January 2021 2 years ago

    We send our prayers and condolences to the family. Mary Lee and Julius have been friends of our family since they moved to Burkeville. They both were wonderful people and have served our community well for many years. Sincerely, Earlene & Ronnie Armes

  2. Ted. Ramsey. Powhatan. Va

    22 August 2021 1 year ago

    I was with att all ways stopped by store and home would help with radio service. Sorry to hearthis

  3. Patsy Nash

    26 September 2021 1 year ago

    I am just now reading this and am saddened! Working at Morris Electronics was my first paying job as a teenager. They bought produce from my parents garden every summer. Both were wonderful, down to earth people. Rest in peace!

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