Mrs. Elizabeth Sports Morris, widow of
John M. Morris, died Friday in the Georgetown County Memorial Hospital. She had
been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for the past two
Funeral services were Sunday afternoon in the Elim Methodist
Church. Officiating were the Rev. James Crowe and the Rev. Woodrow Smith.
Burial followed in the churchyard under the direction of Mayer Funeral
Mrs. Morris was born in Marion County on January 27, 1896, a
daughter of the late Joseph E. Sports and the late Aralia Taylor Sports. She
had lived most of her life in the Bloomingvale section of Williamsburg County
and was a member of Elim Methodist Church and of the Women's Society of
Christian Service of the Church. Recently she had made her home in Georgetown
with her son.
Survivors include sons Maylon Morris, Eddie Morris, and
Bobby Joe Morris, all of Andrews, Ollie Morris of Georgetown, and Laurie Morris
of Hemingway; two daughters, Mrs. Lydia Gambone of Torrance, California, and
Mrs. Leola Altman of Georgetown; two step-sons, John Seva Morris and William
James Morris, both of Andrews; a brother, Dudley D. Sports of Georgetown; five
sisters, Mrs. Anna Hanna of Florence, Mrs. Isla Crosby and Mrs. Mayme Windham,
both of Walterboro, Mrs. Lena Bryan of Andrews, and Mrs. Linnie Jeffords of
Brunswick, Ga.; sixteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.