Johnnie Morris
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Johnnie Morris, 87, of Warrior, passed away Saturday, May 31, 2014, at his home.

The family received friends Monday, June 2, 2014, at New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be today, June 3, 2014, at 11 a.m. in the New Horizon Memorial Chapel. The Rev. Mark Lockhart and the Rev. Chris Wilson will officiate.

Burial will follow at Walker Memory Gardens in Jasper.

Johnnie was a forerunner in the Birmingham Trucking Industry and a well-known community leader who was passionate about serving and giving to others. He was a lifetime Mason and a member of the Lions Club, the Monday Morning Quarterback Club and the Touchdown Club.

He was also a member and past president of the Traffic and Transportation Club; he served on the board of the BJCC and served as a committee chairman for the Alabama Motor Sports Hall of Fame for 45 years.

Johnnie was preceded in death by his parents, Manciel and Viola Moore Morris; siblings, Jay, Tennie, Carlos and Charlie; and his wife of 62 years, Bobbie Langley Morris.

He is survived by his son, Mike Morris; daughter, Dina Morris Chappell (Johnny); brother, Terrell Morris (Virginia); grandsons, Shawn Morris (Lisa), Bobby Morris (Virginia) and Logan Chappell; and granddaughter, Ashley Chappell Turner (Trent). One of his greatest joys in life was his great-grandchildren, Michael and Abby Morris, Jackson and Riley Morris and Callie and Molly Turner.

Online condolences may be expressed at

New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home,

Dora; 205-648-2323