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Pearl Mae Morris

January 16, 1927 ~ June 15, 2022 (age 95)

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Obituary Of Pearl Mae Morris  

Pearl Mae Morris of Georgetown, DE passed away on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at Atlantic Shores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was 95 years old.  

She was born on January 16, 1927, in Milford, DE to the late Clifford and Emma Warrington Waples.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Thomas Burton Morris in 1969 as well as two brothers Carroll Waples and Earl Waples.  

Pearl provided childcare in her home in Lewes for many years. She was affectionately known as “Aunt Pearl” to all the children she cared for.  Pearl also worked as an aid at Beebe Hospital when she was a teenager.  In 2015 she moved to Georgetown to be closer to family.   Pearl was a member of the Lewes Presbyterian Church.   She enjoyed walking around the park, Wednesday night dinners with her sons, family gatherings, and helping others when she was able.  She will be remembered for her caring and kindness as well as her great sense of humor.  She will be dearly missed.  

She is survived by three children: Peggy Conaway (Kenneth) of Georgetown, DE; Tom Morris (Marlene) of Lewes, DE, and John Morris of Lewes, DE She also leaves behind one grandson, Rev. KC Conaway, and his wife Kristy of Laurel, DE along with two great granddaughters Keelie and Kaylin Conaway.  Pearl is also survived by extended family and many friends.  

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, June 23, 2022, at the Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St. Millsboro, DE  19966, where friends may call from10 AM to 11:00 AM for  visitation.  Interment will follow at Lewes Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Lewes, DE. 

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to the Good Ole Boys Foundation, 14392 Sycamore Rd, Laurel, DE  19956.  

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June 23, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
June 23, 2022

11:00 AM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

June 23, 2022

Lewes Presbyterian Church Cemetery
133 Kings Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958


Good Ole Boys Foundation
14392 Sycamore Rd, Laurel DE 19956

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