Neva Loyce (Loyce Cooper) Morphis

Born: Tue., Oct. 7, 1919
Died: Fri., Sep. 4, 2015


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 06, 2015
Location: Baldwin Memorial Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sun., Sep. 06, 2015
Location: Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home

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Neva Loyce Morphis, 95, passed away Friday, September 4, 2015 at The Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo, MS.  She was born to John Marshall and Dolly Cooper on October 7, 1919 in Maysville, Oklahoma.  She married the late George Lamar Morphis.  She was a member of Algoma Baptist Church.  She was one of large family of thirteen children.  She was a loving mother and grandmother.  She was a member of Algoma Homemakers Club, past president of Pontotoc Homemaker Council, a member and past Matron of the Pontotoc Eastern Star and she retired form working at South Pontotoc School.

Services will be Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with Bro. Don Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in the Midway Cemetery.  Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by her son-Jerry Ward (Carolyn) of Meridian; eight grandchildren-two of them caregivers- Bryan Morphis and Ken Ward, Steve Ward, Alan Ward, Lee Morphis, Will Morphis, Lisa Hurd, Pam, Cindy and Debbie Ward; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and one sister-Jenna Louise Fox.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband-George Lamar Morphis; two sons-Kenneth Leon Ward, Sr. and Marshall Lee Morphis, Sr.

Visitation will be Sunday, September 6, 2015 from 12:00 pm until service 2:00 pm at Baldwin Nowell Funeral Home.


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