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Rebecca Ruth Russell Morris

July 26, 1932 — July 5, 2024

Asheboro

Rebecca Ruth Russell Morris, age 91, of Asheboro passed away on July 5, 2024 at the Randolph Hospice House. 

Mrs. Morris was born in Thomasville, NC on July 26,1932 to Walser and Margaret Welch Russell. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Russell McQueen and brother, Marshall Russell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Terry Jackson (Jack) Morris to whom she was married for 60 years. Rebecca was an active member of First E&R United Church of Christ, where she loved attending Sunday services and weekly Bible study. She made many chicken pies and cakes for church functions. Rebecca loved her family and prayed for them daily. Rebecca loved cooking and prepared Sunday dinner for her family weekly for over 40 years. She loved gardening, reading and sitting on the front porch visiting with her family and neighbors. She volunteered many years for Contact of Randolph County, a crisis helpline where she would listen to troubled people who needed a loving and caring person to share their troubles to. 

She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Sawyer (John) of Asheboro; sons, Terry Morris of Asheboro and Thomas Morris (Cindy) of Asheboro; grandchildren, Haley Pugh (Aaron) of Asheboro, Anna Kelly of Randleman, Daniel Morris (Betsy) of Asheboro, and David Morris (Elizabeth) of Clarks Summit, PA; and great grandchildren, Sawyer, Jackson, Sadie, Audrey, Norah, Rosalie, and Caleb. 

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 8, 2024 from 10:00-11:00 am at Pugh Funeral Home, 437 Sunset Avenue in Asheboro. Funeral services will follow on Monday at 11:00 am at the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dave Cash officiating. Interment will be held at Oaklawn Cemetery. 

The family request memorial gifts be made to the First E&R Church of Christ, PO Box 1002, Asheboro, NC 27204 or to Hospice of Randolph County, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203. 


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Visitation

Monday, July 8, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Funeral Service

Monday, July 8, 2024

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Pugh Funeral Home - Asheboro

437 Sunset Ave. , Asheboro, NC 27203

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Burial

Monday, July 8, 2024

Starts at 11:45 am (Eastern time)

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