Gladys Morris


Gladys Mae Morris, 97, of Normangee, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018. A time for the family to receive friends will be Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, from 5-7 p.m. at Cozart Funeral Home in Normangee. Funeral services will be Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at 10 a.m. at Cozart Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Glenn Connor officiating. Interment will follow at James Cemetery at New Baden.

Gladys was born in Bryan to Robert J. and Jessie Ray (Gray) Post on Aug. 2, 1920. At age 18 she married the love of her life Buford O. Morris in Caldwell on Sept. 5, 1938. He preceded her in death in 2012. She also was preceded in death by a son-in-law, William Neeley, and a granddaughter, Angela Jean.

Gladys moved to Normangee in November of 1957 and attended Madisonville Christian Fellowship in Madisonville for the last 54 years.

Survivors include three sons, Butch and Carolyn Morris, Jerry and Jodi Morris, and Gene and Nora Morris. She also leaves behind two daughters, JoAnn Neeley, and Robbie and husband Ronnie Brown, as well as 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren, and two sisters Maudell Cocking and Pansy Markert.