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Madeline Burress Morrison, Campbellsville, KY (1929 - 2012)

She was a native of Taylor County, KY, and the matriarch of a respected South Central Kentucky family. She was the wife of James A. Morrison, to whom she had been married a remarkable 62 years. She leaves 5 direct living descendants. She had professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Elkhorn United Methodist Church. She was an employee of Carroll's Beauty Shop for twenty years.

Madeline Burress Morrison, 83, of Campbellsville, KY died at 7:53amET, Sunday, December 23, 2012 in Campbellsville, KY

Funeral services will be at 1pmCT/2pmET, Thursday, December 27, 2012, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Dr. William Davenport and Rev. Ronnie Dooley. Burial will be in Shiloh Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Wednesday, December 26, 2012, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Mark Baldock, Brian Burress, Darrell Burress, Gary Burress, Tommy Morrison. Wes Morrison, and R. J. Overton.

Honorary pallbearers: Upper Adult Sunday School Class of Elkhorn Unted Methodist Church.

Madeline Burress Morrison, Taylor Co., KY (1929 - 2012)

Madeline Burress Morrison was the daughter of the late Horace Burress and Hattie Gore Burress. She was born in Taylor County, Kentucky, Saturday, February 9, 1929. She died Sunday, December 23, 2012 in Campbellsville, Taylor County, KY, at the age of 83 years, 10 months, and 14 days.

She had professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Elkhorn United Methodist Church.

She was an employee of Carroll's Beauty Shop for twenty years.

She united in marriage to James A. Morrison January 16, 1950.

Besides her husband, James A. Morrison, she is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: Ronnie Morrison of Louisville, KY; and John Morrison and wife, Elizabeth of Campbellsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren: Felicia Smith and husband Jim and Katie Morrison of Louisville, KY; and Wes Morrison of Campbellsville, KY

  • One brother: Allen L. Burress and wife, Anne of Campbellsville, KY

  • One step-brother, Dwight Cave and wife, Rose of Campbellsville; sister-in-law, Cleo Burress of Mt. Washington, KY

  • Several other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by one brother, William Horace Burress, Jr. August 25, 1992 and her step-= mother, Della Burress January 29, 2004.

Send a condolence to the family of Madeline Burress Morrison

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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