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Alice Jo Morris

August 30, 1932 — August 27, 2020

Alice Jo Gilliam Morris, 87, of Charlottesville, Virginia passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020 surrounded by her family.

Alice Jo was born August 30, 1932 in St. Charles, Virginia, daughter of the late Everett Doyle Gilliam and Hattie Alice Mullins Gilliam.

In addition to her parents, Alice Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C. Morris, Sr.; and a brother, Martin L. Gilliam.

She is survived by her children, Ginny Judd, Becky Beck, Bob Morris, Joe Morris, Jim Morris, Paul Morris, Glenn Morris, Jonny Morris, Sonny Morris, Tim Morris, Victor Morris, Norman Morris, Felicia Housden, and Bart Morris; brothers and sisters-in-law, Rev. and Mrs. George Ewing Morris and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Grayson; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends.

Alice Jo graduated from Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, Tennessee.  She married Robert C. Morris, Sr. on December 30, 1953 and lived in Harrisonburg, Virginia for 38 years.  Alice Jo was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, September 5, 2020 at Lee Memorial Gardens, 1986 Hickory Flats Road Pennington Gap, VA 24277.  Due to Covid-19, masks and social distancing are required.

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Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of arrangements

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