Lawrence Morrison

Fieldon | Wednesday, June 20 2012 |

NAME:  Lawrence “Gary” Morrison

AGE: 76

DIED:  went to live in his heavenly home at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL.

BORN:   September 13, 1935 in Richwood Township, Jersey County

PARENTS: Lawrence & Marjorie (Harmon) Morrison (both deceased)

MARRIED: Joyce Flatt from Eldred

DATE & PLACE: January 1, 1960 in Macomb, IL.

OCCUPATION: He spent his life as a Farmer on the Family Centennial Farm. It was more than a Vocation, it was his Love. Gary loved people especially the young ones. He was known for pointing his finger and giving loving advice. He was lovingly called

“Grandpa” by many

MEMBERSHIP: Gary was active throughout his life and currently served as a director for MJM Elect Cooperative for over 20 years, the AIEC Board of Directors, Adopt a Family Farm Board of Directors, he also served on the Statewide Board of the Illinois Assoc. of Elect Cooperatives, he was a Trustee of the Fieldon First Baptist Church, Richwood Township Trustee, Richwood Township Republican Committeeman, Tri County Antique Club/Cowboy Church, Trustee for Gunterman Cemetery and he was a member of the Jersey County Farm Bureau.

VISITATION:  2-7 p.m. Sunday June 24, 2012

At First Assembly of God Church 500 Cross Ave. in Jerseyville

FUNERAL:  10:00 a.m. Monday June 25, 2012

At First Assembly of God Church in Jerseyville

MINISTERS: Rev. Ralph Bo Schultz and Rev. Larry Hayes

BURIAL:  Gunterman Cemetery

MEMORIALS:  In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Fieldon First Baptist Church Building Fund 


WIFE: Joyce Morrison of Jerseyville

2 SPECIAL NEPHEWS: Don (Donna) Phillips of Jerseyville and David (Lisa) Phillips of Jerseyville

SISTERS: Janet (Richard) Gilworth of Jerseyville, Barbara Scott of Kirkwood, MO., Carol (Tom) Vogel of St. Louis, MO., Beverly Phillips of Alton, IL., Karen (Pat) Heitzig of Alton, IL., and Patty (Bob) Wetzel of Tenn.


FOST GRANDDAUGHTER; Jennifer Schultz Dougherty

PRECEDED IN DEATH BY:  Parents, Brother: George Morrison and Sister: Connie Parsell



Obit Provided By:
Alexander Funeral Home

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