Peggy "Aunt Peg" Lee Morris Obituary

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, October 29th, 1947

Date of Death:

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Funeral Home:

Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home
307 South Palm Avenue
Palatka, Florida, UNITED STATES


Peggy Lee “Aunt Peg” Morris, 66, of Palatka, passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Crestwood Nursing Center following an extended illness. She was a lifelong resident of Palatka and was of the Baptist faith. She enjoyed singing karaoke and was well known for singing songs by Patsy Cline. She had worked with the ARC in Palatka and loved helping people. Peggy adored her family and was known for always seeing the good in people.

Peggy is preceded in death by her son, Lawrence Morris, Jr. and her father, George Knowles, Sr.

She is survived by her daughter, Laura Morris; mother, Vida Knowles, both of Palatka; sister, Thiesta Shell of Palatka and Rhonda Bryant of Rutherforton, NC; brothers, George Knowles, Jr., James Knowles and Hoyt Knowles all of Palatka; grandchildren, Frank Carl DeVane, Jr., Lonnie Allen DeVane, Jessica Breeanne DeVane, Michael Peacock, Joshua Morris LePage and Somer Morris; great-grandchildren, Lonnie Allen DeVane, Jr. and Kelsie Ann Doggett.

A memorial service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Pastor Louis Tremblay officiating.

Memories and Condolences may be expressed to the family at Peggy’s Book of Memories page at

Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.

Peggy Morris
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