Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 5, 2013 9:19 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Leonard L. Morris, 72, of Mount Vernon, passed away Jan. 2, 2013, at the Knox Community Hospital.

He was born Sept. 7, 1940, in St. Clairsville, to the late Tinsley W. and Jeannette (Jordan) Morris.

Leonard was a U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his wife, Nancy (Hunter) Morris; one daughter, Melissa (William) Edelmayer of Galloway; and one son, Chad (Alisha Betcher) Morris of Battle Creek, Mich.; two grandchildren, Tinsley and Morgan; five sisters; and four brothers.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. at the Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home, 212 N. Main St., Mount Vernon. Friends may call one hour prior to the start of the service.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in Leonard’s memory.

To share a memory or send a condolence to the family of Leonard L. Morris, visit the funeral home website,

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