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Nelda Morris

April 3, 1946 — September 21, 2017

Funeral Service at First Baptist Church, Temple, OK, Monday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m., Rev. Kent Simpson officiating. Burial in the Temple Cemetery under the direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Temple.




Nelda Fay Shobert Morris was born to Pleasant Jake “PJ” and Annie Derinda (Kirby) Shorbert on April 3, 1946 at Noble, OK and departed this life in Temple, OK on September 21, 2017 at the age of 71 years, 5 months and 18 days.


Nelda grew up the 7th of 8 children at Noble, OK. She married Foster Lee Morris on July 7, 1962 at Noble and they moved around until settling at Temple, OK in the mid 1970’s. She worked at Parkview Manor Nursing Home in Walters for 20 years. Nelda loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed watching their sports and other school activities. She also enjoyed OU football.


She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Lee; 4 brothers, Melton, Wayne, Richard and Calvin Shobert; and a sister, Norma Jean Smith.


Survivors include 4 children and spouses, Foster Lee Morris, Jr. and wife Lorre of Temple, Tammy Faye Morris of Walters, Charles Lee Morris and wife Darla of Temple, Christy Dawn Carroll and husband Steve of Walters; a brother, Tom Shobert of Moore, OK; a sister, Lucille Edwards of Anadarko, OK; 10 grandchildren, Brittany, Stanton, Ashlynn, Lanie, Jessica, Amber, Charles Lee II, Justin, Cody Lee and Kelsi Dawn; 7 great grandchildren, Lexi, Kyler, Ayden, Caid, Camdyn, Zac and Kainan; other relatives and friends.

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

First Baptist Church, Temple, OK

203 West Main Street, Temple, OK 73568

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