William Quence Morrison Jr. of North Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on Saturday, February 20, 2021 in Cabot, Arkansas. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late William Quence Morrison and Gladis Carpenter.
He was a golden-gloves boxing trainer, and he was the oldest Cherokee Nation powwow dancer in the state of Arkansas. William loved boxing, learning about his heritage, and spending time with his family.
William is preceded in death by his parents William Quence Morrison and Gladis Carpenter; brother Glenn E Westerfield; and sister Billy Foreman.
He will be missed by his wife of thirty-eight years, Peggy Morrison; step children, Cary Copper, and Dennis Cooper; grandson Rick Caldwell; brother Jack Morrison; niece Candace Baughman; and many more family members and friends.
Visitation will be held at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, Arkansas on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 from 5:00 until 6:00 PM. Graveside service will follow on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery at 9:00 AM.
In light of the current health concerns, William’s family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers if you are not able to attend the service. Please be aware, as per Arkansas directives, attendance will be regulated in accordance to Arkansas guidelines, all guests in attendance will be required to wear masks/facial coverings and social distancing guidelines will be in place.
Services are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.
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