2011-12-15 / Community News

Frankye L. Morris

December2,1928 - December 4,2011

Frankye L. Morris, 83, of Friendswood, Texas passed away on December 4, 2011 in Friendswood, Texas. She was born on December 2, 1928 in Lexington, Texas to John and U. B. Iris ( Rowland) Morris. Frankye loved to read. As a young lady she moved from Lexington, Texas to Houston, Texas and began working at Holland Mortgage Company and later worked at First City Bank Highland Village. Once she retired, Frankye moved back to Lee County. Frankye lived in Rockdale, Texas and enjoyed working at the Kountry Inn in Rockdale until 2 years ago. It was then that she moved to Friendswood, Texas to be closer to some of her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Charles Morris and John “Pete” Morris; and sister, JoAnn Crow.

She is survived by her brother, Bill Morris and wife Bobbie of Lexington, Texas; brother-in-law, Lynn Crow of Friendswood, Texas; nephews, Bob Morris of Rockdale, Texas, Chris Crow of Houston, Texas and Tommy Morris of Lexington, Texas; nieces, Linda Proske of Giddings, Texas, Judy Schimank of Fedor, Texas, Peggy Schimank of Fedor, Texas, Jeannie Bailey of Bremond, Texas and Carolyn Zimmer of Rosharon, Texas; a host of many great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews and numerous friends.

The funeral services were held on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel, Friendswood, Texas. Burial followed at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster, Texas.

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