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Phyllis Jean Morgan, age 88

Phyllis Jean Morgan, age 88, of North Little Rock, Arkansas passed away on Monday, March 18, 2024 at Sherwood Nursing Home. She was born in Martinsville, Indiana on July 15, 1935 to Charles Francis Lory and Hazel Marie (Martin) Lory.

Phyllis is preceded in death by her parents; her brother Charles J. Lory; her son Douglas Edward Morrison; and her granddaughter Kathleen Ann Tedford.

She is survived by her children Teresa (Morrison) Stevens, Beverly (Morrison) Waddell and husband Pete, Roger Morrison and wife Kim, and Charles Morrison; grandchildren Tim Tedford, Ronnie Cummings Jr, Jennifer Morrison-Wilkins, and Tyler Morrison; great-grandchildren Benjamin Tedford, Michael Wilkins, Franky Wilkins, and Aurora Cummings; along with a host of extended family and friends.

Memorial can be made in Phyllis’s honor to the Arkansas School for the Blind.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at


  • Randy & Elaine Hutcheson Posted March 19, 2024 12:15 PM

    Beverly so sorry to read about your mother. You & your family are in our Prayers

  • Deborah Krutz Posted March 19, 2024 2:14 PM

    So sorry bout your mom. Loved her

  • Beverly J Burpo (Martin) Posted March 19, 2024 4:07 PM

    Hello Bevy. Teresa & Family
    So sorry to hear the loss of your Mom . You kids are in my prayers.

    • Beverly Waddell Posted March 28, 2024 5:15 PM

      Thank you Beverly. We appreciate your message and I know that you and Walter are both going to miss her. She’s up there with Grandma and Papaw and her brother Chuck.

  • Kim Morrison Posted March 19, 2024 4:50 PM

    Jean was the best Mother in law a girl could have. She was very sweet and had a great sense of humor. We were fortunate to care for her for a time. I am very thankful for her and her family. She loved animals so much. She will be missed.

  • Donna Lyons Posted March 19, 2024 6:53 PM

    Ms. Beverly, I’m so sorry for the loss of your mother. Prayers of strength and comfort for you and your family.

  • Tammy Chambers & Gorden Hillman Posted March 19, 2024 11:12 PM

    Prayers for comfort and peace during this difficult time. She will be dearly missed. Much love to our sibling.

  • Patricia Kelly Posted March 20, 2024 6:58 AM

    So sorry for y’all’s loss Teresa, Beverly,Roger, Charles and Jennifer Prayers of strength and comfort for you and your family.

  • Jack and Jane Lindsey Posted March 20, 2024 8:11 AM

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

  • Mary C Spencer Posted March 20, 2024 9:14 AM

    Beverly so sorry to read of your Mom’s passing. May God comfort you during this time.

  • Mickey and Family Posted March 20, 2024 10:12 AM

    Jean was a very kind and gentle person. So sorry for your loss.

  • Tony & Sherry Pini Posted March 22, 2024 8:53 PM

    So very sorry for your loss Bev. Keeping you and your family in our prayers.

  • Cathy smith Posted March 24, 2024 7:36 PM

    She was a sweet lady, sorry to hear I’m sure she is walking in heaven enjoying all the beauty and enjoying being with her family

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