Joyce Ann Morris

Jan 23rd, 1941 - Jun 14th, 2019


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Tue, Jun. 18th, 2019 12:00 PM ~ 2:00 PM


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Tue, Jun. 18th, 2019 2:00 PM


Herrin City Cemetery

Tue, Jun. 18th, 2019 3:00 PM

Joyce Ann Morris

Herrin- Joyce Ann Morris, age 78, of Herrin, passed away at 5:43pm on Friday, June 14, 2019 at her home in Herrin.

Joyce was born in Johnston City on January 23, 1941, the daughter of Ollie and Wilma (Briscoe) Campbell. She married Dale Morris on June 5, 1964 in Herrin.  He survives.

Mrs. Morris was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Johnston City.

Survivors include husband- Dale Morris of Herrin

Daughter and son-in-law- Melody and John Kerley of Herrin

Son and daughter-in-law- Jeff and Denel Morris of Herrin

Five Granddaughters- Autumn and J.R. Dilbeck of Hartselle, Alabama

     Brooke and Chad Banks of Herrin

     Kylie and Josh DeJaynes of Carbondale

     Taylor Morris of Herrin

     Zoey Morris of Herrin

Great Grandchildren- Carter and Camden Banks

     Reece and Riley Dilbeck

     Rory and Theo DeJaynes

Brother- David Campbell of Johnston City

Several Nieces and Nephews

She was preceded in death by her parents, infant son and daughter, sister- Sherrill Benge and two brothers- Vernon and Dallas Campbell.

Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Gaylon Stewart officiating. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from 12pm to 2pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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15 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Dale & Annette Branche.

    From: FREEMAN SPUR,IL , Illinois

    Date: June 16, 2019

    So sorry Melody and Family

  • Guest: Bessie Davis

    From: Johnston city, Illinois

    Date: June 16, 2019

    Joyce I will miss you you were a wonderful friend I Will ..miss you in church but will meet you in heaven love your friend Bessie Davis praying for your family

  • Guest: Diana Adams

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: June 16, 2019

    Melody and Family-I am so sorry to hear about Joyce passing. She was such a sweet lady. May God give you all peace and comfort during this most difficult time. My prayers are with you all.

  • Guest: Barbara Vatovec

    From: Marion,, Illinois

    Date: June 16, 2019

    We are so sorry to hear of Joyce’s passing. She was a good, kind woman whose love of God showed in all she did. May she sing with the angels eternally and rest in sweet peace in the arms of her Savior.

    Tony and Barb Vatovec

  • Guest: Terrilyn Thompson

    From: Johnston, Illinois

    Date: June 16, 2019

    Joyce you will be Dearly missed,you had a heart of Gold and A beautiful smile, I am so sorry for everyone’s loss her family and friends are in my prayers!

  • Guest: JC Manna Mission

    From: Johnston City, Illinois

    Date: June 17, 2019

    The JC Manna Mission will never be the same. Joyce began at the Thrift Store upon it’s opening in 1996. She became Assistant Director in 2009-presant. She will truly be missed. Our condolences and prayers

  • Guest: Love. Abe and Peggy. Stearns

    From: Energy , Illinois

    Date: June 17, 2019

    Melody. Our thoughts and prayers with you and your family.

  • Guest: Love. Abe and Peggy. Stearns

    From: Energy , Illinois

    Date: June 17, 2019


  • Guest: Melissa Stengel

    From: Harrisburg, Illinois

    Date: June 17, 2019

    So sorry to here of her passing! She was a wonderful person and is missed

  • Guest: Julie Briscoe

    From: Southern Illinois , Illinois

    Date: June 17, 2019

    Melody, Jeff and family,

    I am sorry to read of Joyce’s passing. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and in the days ahead.

  • Guest: Kelly Pribble

    From: Dover, New Jersey

    Date: June 17, 2019

    Jeff, Melody, Dale, and Family

    I stand with you broken hearted. I will forever have Joyce in my heart and all of you in my thoughts during this very difficult time. Please celebrate Joyce’s wonderful life and may peace be with you soon.

  • Guest: Pamela Joy Matheny Bagley.

    From: Hillsboro, Tennessee

    Date: June 18, 2019

    My sympathy in the passing of cousin Joyce. Fond memories of her as a child. She gave me free samples of Avon was a big deal! God bless all of her family in Southern Illinois. Love to all Pamela Joy Matheny Bagley.

  • Guest: Dale and Shelia Dilbeck

    From: Decatur, Alabama

    Date: June 18, 2019

    Praying for you all. Love to you all

  • Guest: Myrna Ritter

    From: Murphysboro, Illinois

    Date: June 18, 2019

    Jeff, Denel, Kylie, Taylor & Zoey. Please accept my sincerest condolences for your loss. May God bless you during this sad time.

  • Guest: Darren Lindsey

    From: Herrin, Illinois

    Date: June 18, 2019

    So sorry Bulldog! I just heard this afternoon. Call me if there is anything I can do?