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May 9, 1935 - July 14, 2012 TECUMSEH Joe N. Morris, 77, of Tecumseh, OK, passed away peacefully on July 14, 2012. He was born May 9, 1935, to Everett and Corene (Bayless) Morris in Alex, OK. Joe attended Enid High School, graduating class of 1953. He loved his work as a Routeman for the Rainbow Bread Company, retiring after 25 years of service. In recent years, to stay busy, Joe returned to delivering papers, just as he had done for his very first job.Joe was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Clovis Morris; daughter, Sharetha Compton; daughter, Ticey Morris; son-in-law, John Shackelford; great-grandson, Donte Morris; and great-granddaughter, Alexis Morris.Joe is survived by his wife, Betty Morris; son, Marty Morris & wife Debbie of Shawnee; daughter, Roxanne Douglas & husband Daniel of Oklahoma City; daughter, Sonya Shackelford of Del City; sister, Retha Young & husband Ray of Enid; as well as eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren.Joe's visitation will be at Resthaven Funeral Home of Shawnee from Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2012. Funeral Services will be Thursday, 2 p.m., at the Tecumseh First Assembly of God, with burial to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park of Shawnee.To leave online condolences, please visit www.ResthavenFH.com

Published in The Oklahoman on July 17, 2012
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