Junior Morrison

Junior Ray Morrison, 76, of Monticello, passed away on October 27, 2018 at the Woods Nursing & Rehab in Monticello.

He was a retired houseparent at the Arkansas Baptist Home in Monticello, a United States Marine Corp veteran of the Vietnam War, and a member of the Second Baptist Church.

Mr. Morrison was born April 26, 1942 in Alpaugh, California to the late Ray Neil Morrison and Roxy Ann Shrable Morrison.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael Morrison, and two brothers, Virgil Morrison and Claude Morrison.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Virginia Lamb Morrison of Monticello; children, Troy Adam Morrison and wife Lauren of North Little Rock, Rebecca Epperson and husband Mark of North Little Rock and Breeanna Hayden and husband Brady of Monticello and David Cox; a daughter-in-law, Rebecca Morrison of Mississippi; eight grandchildren, Andrew, Christina, Daniel, Avery, Ethan, Grace, Dixie and Wyatt; two great-grandchildren, Cashton and Charleigh; and two sisters Wanda and Mary Lee.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, November 2, at 11 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Rev. Ray Hearron will officiate.