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John Franklin Morris November 7, 1951 – September 17, 2018

John Franklin Morris, 66, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2018 at his home in Jefferson City, MO. A private family memorial will be held at a later date.

John was born on November 7, 1951 in Carrollton, MO, the son of Charles and Etta Frances (McAdams) Morris.  John graduated from Brunswick High School in 1969.  In 1971, John enlisted in the United States Army and honorably served his country until the fall of 1975.  On December 21, 1991, John married Gayle Lindsey in Columbia, MO.

John worked as a baker for Panera Bread for 13 years and was also a competitive body builder.  John loved to fish, barbecue, and he loved family get-togethers.

John was a member of the Praise Assembly of God Church in Columbia, MO.

John was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his beloved wife of the home, Gayle; his three step-children, Christine (Kenneth) Edwards of Jefferson City, MO, William (Carolyn) Meyer of Illinois, and Shawn (Haily) Simpson of Washington; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Cecil (Debra) Morris of St. Louis, MO and Charles Morris of Las Vegas, NV.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial donations to Family Choice.  Donations can be mailed to or dropped off at 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO, 65236.






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