The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


October 10, 2013

Martha “Mot” Morris

— The graveside service for Martha “Mot” Morris, 59, of Athens will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Antioch Cemetery with Ray Pettit officiating and Spry Funeral Home directing. Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at Spry Funeral Home.

Mrs. Morris died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at Athens-Limestone Hospital.

Martha Morris was born Nov. 8, 1953, in Limestone County. She was a homemaker. She attended Madison Street Baptist Church in Athens.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar and Reba Davis; husband, Johnny Johnson; son, Jamie Ferguson; and grandson, Jonathan Usery.

Survivors include daughters, Michelle Roberts, Rebecca McMahan and Donna Green, all of Athens; son, Chris Morris of Hartselle; stepson, Johnny Carter of Athens; stepdaughters, Tammy Carter and Peggy Brunson, both of Athens; sister, Beckie Davis of Taft, Tenn.; brother, Alvin Gurton of Athens; grandchildren, Josh Usery, Skye McMahan and Dakota Green; nieces and nephews.

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