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Margaret Willis Brown Morris

Posted 6:44 PM on Monday, August 29, 2022

October 5, 1947 – August 24, 2022

NATCHEZ – The funeral of Margaret Willis Brown Morris, 74, of Natchez, who died Wednesday, August 24, 2022 in Natchez will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022 at 11 a.m. at West Gate Funeral Home (George G. West, Sr. Memorial Chapel) with Minister Michael Hoggatt officiating.

Interment will follow at Natchez National Cemetery under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Thursday, August 31, 2022 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home and will continue Friday, September 1, 2022 from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. . You are required to wear a mask.

Margaret was born on October 5, 1947, the daughter of Mattie Mae Johnson Willis and Julius Willis. She was a 1966 graduate of Sadie V. Thompson High School, a 1984 graduate of the Payne-Pulliam School of Trade and Commerce, and a 1989 graduate of Louisiana Business College. Ms Morris was a retired saleswoman and administrative assistant and was a member of the Jerusalem Baptist Church. Margaret was a passionate writer and historian. She was an activist in the civil rights movement in the 60s and was involved in the ordeal of the scroll in 1965. Watching CNN was a favorite pastime.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Benjamin Brown and Robert L. Morris, and siblings: Sophia, Jerry Dean, Rosalie, Barbara Ann, Virginia and Julia.

Margaret leaves to cherish her memories: her sisters, Joan M. Willis (Jessie Alexander) and Mary W. McQuarters; Angela “Monique” T. Spicer (whom she raised as a daughter) and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins ​​and friends.

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