Ann Morrison


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Posted Online: April 27, 2013, 7:59 pm
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Ann M. Morrison, 67, of Aledo, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2013, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
A celebration of life service will be 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 4, at Bewley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Aledo.Burial will be at a later date in the Aledo Cemetery. Memorials may be given to a college fund for her grandchildren, the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House or to the charity of your choice.
Ann was born on Aug. 28, 1945, the daughter of Donald Keith and Florence Naomi Kimsey Albright in Hardtner, Kan.She married Joe Morrison on July 3, 1964, in Corwin, Kan.She worked for the 201 School District and retired from the Morrison Greenhouse.
Ann was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter 126. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, cooking, the greenhouse and her grandchildren and their music and sporting events.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Joe; children, Suzanne Pitts, Milan, and Randy "Katrina" Morrison, Milan; grandchildren, Connor and Alex; brother-in-law, Harold "Sandy" Morrison, Viola; and sister-in-law, Mary Sue Morrison "B.J. Pedersen," Rockford.
Online condolences may be expressed to Ann's family at bewleyfuneralhome.com.












 



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