The Family of  Helen Gloria Scott Morris

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Helen Gloria Scott Morris, 84, of Palmyra, VA passed away on Thursday, August 15, 2013 at the Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, VA. She was born September 20, 1928 in Wildwood, VA , the daughter of the late Deacon Arthur Jones Scott and Ora Vaughn Scott. She was also preceded in death by her husband, George David Conrad Morris and a sister, Ethel Scott White.

Mrs. Morris was a devoted and active member of the St. James Baptist Church in Palmyra, VA. She was a graduate of S.C. Abrams High School in Palmyra, VA in 1945, and the Apex College of Beauty and Hairdressing in Richmond, VA in 1947. She was a hairdresser until 1967 and served the Fluvanna County School System in various capacities for 26 years, retiring in 1993.

Mrs. Morris is survived by two sons, Arthur Conrad Morris of Palmyra, VA and Jerry Wayne Morris and wife, Ava Gardner Morris of Esmont, VA; one daughter, Aretha Morris Mays and husband, Worth Kennedy Mays of Leesburg, VA; six grandchildren; ten great grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Mrs. Marie Harris of Louisa, VA; numerous nieces and a nephews; a special friend and devoted caregiver, Mrs. Shirley Porter; and many other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 23, 2013, at St. James Baptist Church in Palmyra, VA, with Pastor Karlos O. Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in the family cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the services.

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J.F. Bell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.