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Everett "Zookie" Morris

May 05,1938 - May 30,2019

Obituary for Everett "Zookie" Morris

Everett Washington Morris, also known as “Zookie” was born May 5, 1938, to the late Estella Morris and Alfred Morris. He joined the Ebenezer Baptist Church and was baptized at an early age.

He attended Chesterfield County Public Schools and later enlisted in the United States Army, returning home with an honorable discharge. He was also a member of Pride of Hanover Lodge #264.

Everett Morris was a good person who would do anything he could for any body.

Zookie did not know much about sports, but his favorite football team was the Washington Redskins and he loved anything RedSkins. You made him happy when you gave him the simpliest things from a key ring to a jacket.

He was employed by Phillip Morris for 33 years and later worked for Hanover County and then Ukrops until they went out of business.

He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife of 56 years, Juan Morris, sons; Clifford King (Fredericka), Gary King, and Tony Waller, one daughter; Sylvia Nelson; Seven grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, five great, great grandchildren, one god child; Amani Woodson; three sisters, Mary Mines, Frances Woody and Dorothy Anderson (Jack), two sisters-in-law; Thelma Taylor, Baltimore, Maryland and Lucille Coleman of Richmond, Va., and a host of nieces, nephews (one devoted Anthony Woodson), cousins, other relatives and friends, three devoted; Jethro Carter, Deacon Thaddeus Jones and Oscar Crafton.

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4
Jun

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04:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Owens Funeral Services (Ashland)
104 Green Chimneys Ct.
Ashland, VA 23005
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5
Jun

Funeral Service

01:00 PM
Ebenezer Baptist Church (Beaverdam)
14476 Scotchtown Rd
Beaverdam, Va 23015
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Uncle Zookie RIP, I will miss hearing you say I gotta go, or I tell you what , or is the Water hot for Coffee . Uncle you were always in a Rush, and you left us in a Rush Thursday May 30, 2019. I will always Cherish the Good Time with you even when you had me Catching they Redskin T- shirt that I didn’t want too. You would drive from Montpelier to Glen Allen 2 days a week just to pick up my trash for a Cup of Coffee and tell me I gotta go and stay a hour. I Love You Zookie Wyndi R.
- Wyndi Robertson
So sorry to hear about the passing of Mr. Morris. He was definitely 1 of my all time favorite customers when I worked @ BOA.
- Tiffany Thompson
I am very sorry for your loss. There is some encouraging information in the Bible at 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 that tells us that God is a source of comfort to us at a time of need such as you are going through. Please rely on God and and he can take care of you as well as other family members at this sad time.
- Linda

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