Marie Ellen Morris

Marie Ellen Morris, age 70, of Marietta, GA, received her promotion to her Heavenly Home, on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

She is preceded in death by her father, James Thomas Ferguson; husband, Jackques Thad Morris Sr.; and brother, James Thomas Ferguson Jr.

 Marie is survived by her sons, Jack (Jean-Marie) Morris Jr., David (Nicole) Morris, Sean Morris; mother, Ellen Ferguson; brothers, Randy Ferguson, Danny (Christy) Ferguson; sister, Chryl (Russ) Abernathy; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was a member of Mountain View United Methodist Church where, for many years, she sang with the Praise and Worship team. She attended and later volunteered in Walk to Emmaus.

Marie graduated from Cass High School, Class of 1967; she graduated with her Doctrine in Family and Consumer Sciences from the University of Georgia in 1988. She taught for 30+ years in the Cobb County School system. She was a Master Gardener and her home/yard was chosen for the Cobb County Master Gardeners tour of homes. Marie always enjoyed helping others plan a landscape for their home and worked faithfully at her Church and neighborhood making everything beautiful!

She was always giving of her time and talents. She loved to sew and cook and made things and gave them to friends and complete strangers! No doubt she has entertained Angels unaware!

The Celebration service for Marie E. Morris will be on July 25 at 11 AM at the Christian Fellowship Church, 2197 Highway 411, Cartersville, GA 30121. Seating is limited. Please contact Chryl at if you would like to reserve a seat for the Celebration Service.  

Visitation will be at the Church on July 25th before the service in drive-thru Portico from 10:15-10:45 for those who can’t attend and would like to pay respects to family.

Interment will be at the Georgia National Cemetery at a later date.

Please visit to sign the online register. Owen Funeral Home 12 Collins Drive, Cartersville, GA, has charge of the arrangements.