Mrs. Marcia Jeanne (Tharalson) Morris, 89, of Jackson, Tenn., formerly of Newport, died Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012.

She was born Jan. 21, 1923 in St. Paul, Minn., the daughter of Carl and Estelle (Garness) Tharalson.  
As a small child they moved to Tacoma, Washington where she lived until her marriage to Mr. Charles “Chuck” Morris, Oct. 28, 1944.  In 1949, she moved with her husband and daughter to Oklahoma and later to Newport.
Mrs. Morris was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Chuck” Morris.
She is survived by two daughters, Kathleen Shelton and husband, John, of Jackson, Tenn. and Marcia Thomas and husband, Mark, of Concord, Mass.; one sister-in-law, Emogene Morris of Newport; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Graveside service were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home (