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Leslie E. Morris

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

ROCK FALLS – Leslie E. Morris, 88, of Rock Falls, died Monday, April 15, 2013, at Rock Falls Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. He was a self-employed carpenter.

Leslie was born Feb. 25, 1925, in Xenia, the son of Clark and Cleo (Harrell) Morris. He served in the Army from 1943 to 1946. He married Jeanette Martin on June 20, 1964, in Hillsboro. She died July 30, 1993.

Survivors include two brothers, Joe (Mary) Morris of Rock Falls and Don (Judy) Morris of Arizona; three nieces; and one nephew.

He also was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Dorothy Blythe.

Visitation will be from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Monday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. A graveside service with military honors will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Les Funderberg of First Open Bible Church in Rock Falls and the Rev. Roger Carlson of Berean Baptist Church in Rock Falls officiating.

A memorial has been established.

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