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Equilla Morris
E. R. Johnson Family Mortuary

Equilla MorrisEquilla Morris, 73, received her reward of eternal rest on Monday, February 4, 2008, at UTMB Hospital.

Equilla was born July 28, 1934, in Galveston. A lifelong resident of Galveston, she was a graduate of Central High School. She accepted Christ at an early age and united with Compton Memorial Church of God In Christ, Galveston. As an adult she joined Greater Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, where she was a member of the Mission Department, the Bible Band, and the Usher Board.  She served faithfully until her health failed. She also was a member of the Heroines of Jericho and the Courts of Calanthe.
 
Equilla retired from UTMB after 30 years of service as a supervisor of the Environmental Services Department.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Alice and Maude Johnson; son, William White; sisters,   Blanche Donley and Audrey Benefield; and brother, Charles Donley, Sr.

Left to cherish memories are her two daughters, Rosalita Stokes (George), Missouri City, TX; Shelia Chambers (David), Galveston, TX; five grandchildren, Nichole White, Houston, TX; Zuri Stokes (Shalonda), Calera, Alabama; Joronica Hendrix (Marvin), Beaumont, TX; Zachary White, Oakland, CA, and Megan White, Sacramento, CA; four great-grandchildren, Braxton, Joshua, Madison, and Marvin Jr.; her brother, Elmo Donley, West Columbia, TX; brother-in-law, W.D. Benefield, Sr.; devoted cousin and friend, Rozell Holiday, Brazoria, TX and  a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will begin at 11AM on Saturday, February 9, 2008, followed by a service celebrating her life at 1:00PM at the Greater Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor Timothy Allen, Sr. officiating.

Special thanks to Dr. Maurice Willis and staff of the Oncology Department, and Brenda Lundy for all their support.



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