Betty Jo Morris, 72, of Lyons, passed away at 7:01 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2005, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Knox County.
Born July 27, 1933 in Linton, she was the daughter of Delmar and Helen M. (Pelteer) Bland. On March 14, 1950, she married Richard G. Morris. He passed away Dec. 6, 1999.
She was a homemaker and attended the Linton Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include: two daughters, Georgealee and her husband Jerry McKim and Jeannette and her husband Gale Pittman, all of Linton; seven grandchildren, Troy Jerrell, Kevin Jerrell, Amanda Gallagher, Ricki Morris, and Sean, Eric, and Shannon Pittman; six great-grandchildren; one brother Curt Bland, Sr. of Linton; and one sister Donna May of Linton.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard, a son Richard "Rick" Morris, Jr., and a brother Delmar Bland, Jr.
Funeral service will be at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel Linton at 1 p.m. on Friday with Pastor Mark Duncap officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Linton
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today, with the family in at 3 p.m., and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana University Medical Hospital, Indianapolis. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.