- 30 years old
- Date of birth: Aug 29, 1981
- Date of passing: Sep 19, 2011
|Let the memory of James M. "Jay" be with us forever|
Mr. James M. "Jay" Morrison, 30, of Pine Mountain died Monday, September 19, 2011 in Troup County.
Funeral services are planned for Friday, September 23 at 11:00 AM EDT from West Point First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Joe Watson and Jessica Newsome officiating. Burial will follow at Marseilles Cemetery in West Point.
Mr. Morrison is survived by his wife, Cathy D. Morrison; his mother, Cheryl W. Morrison, his father, James M. "Jamie" Morrison; one sister, Jenna Morrison (Lane) Perry; one brother, John Hawkins Morrison; one niece, Bailey Ashton Morrison; two stepdaughters, Amber (Justin) Spears and Danielle Willette; one stepson, James Jackson; four step-grandchildren, Houston, Cason and Payton Spears and J.W. Jackson; his grandparents, Anne and John Whipple and Lee and Mitchell Morrison; and a special friend, Lilly Jayne.
Born Saturday, August 29, 1981, in Columbus, Jay graduated from Springwood School in 1999, where he was a member of the football, basketball and two-time state championship baseball teams. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in art and design from LaGrange College in 2005. Mr. Morrison enjoyed golf, fishing and playing with all the children in his family, who loved him dearly and loved playing with his dog, Lilly Jayne. He was a great lover of music and the arts and had a deep appreciation of the beauty of God's creation. Mr. Morrison was a member of West Point First United Methodist Church.
The family will receive friends Thursday, September 22, from 6:00 PM EDT until 8:00 PM EDT at the Zachry Center at West Point First United Methodist Church.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Atlanta Office, 17 Executive Park, Suite 115, Atlanta, Georgia, 30329-2012, in honor of his sister, Jenna.
"Johnson Family wrote at
Our family would like to offer our deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Losing someone is never easy, especially someone so young. Knowing that God has promised to do away with death and reunite us with our loved ones by means of the resurrection is truly comforting. (Revelation 21:3, 4 & John 5:28, 29)"
"Mary Williams friend of Cathy wrote at
Cathy I'm so sorry to hear about your lost. Earth has no sorry that heaven can not heal. Be encouraged and know that God still love you."
"Kathy Wilson wrote at
Cheryl and Jamie, I am praying for you and the family at this time. I know that Jeremy has lost a good friend. Jay will be missed by all who knew him."
"Delia Vining Jackson - friend of Jay's parents wrote at
Cheryl and Jamie I cannot express the sorrow I feel for both of you. You are in my prayers. God will hold you and your family in His arms and give you the strength you need."
"Jennifer and Ashley Chadwick-friends and co-worker wrote at
Our Love, Thoughts and PRAYERS are with you now and in the days, weeks and years ahead. May God hold you in His hands and strengthen you during this time."
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