MORRIS, BETTY E. Ocala - Betty E. Morris, 80, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008. She
was a native and lifetime resident of Ocala and graduated from Ocala High School in 1946. She was
a member of Woodside Baptist Church and retired from the Marion County Tax Collector's Office
after 25 years of service. Before that, she was employed by Dixie Lime and Stone for 15 years.
She is survived by her daughters, Eileen M. Girard and Julia M. (Didee) Childers both of Ocala,
her sons, Bruce A. Morris of Ocala and Wayne Morris of Cocoa Beach, her brother, Buck East of
Seattle, WA, her five grandchildren, five great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren
and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Wilburn E. and Susie Riley
East, her son, Jerry L. Morris, her sisters, Patsy and Beth East and her brother, Riley East.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008 at 11:00 A.M. at Hiers-Baxley Funeral
Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala with Rev. Art Hoff officiating. Burial will be in
Highland Memorial Park. Visitation will be Saturday at 10:00 A.M. Donations may be made to
Hospice of Marion County.