Jean Morphis

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Jean Lucas Morphis, age 60, of Parthenon, Ark., passed away on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, in Marshall, Texas.
She was born July 20, 1948, in Birmingham, the daughter of Glen Edward and Carrie Irene (Rainey) Lucas.
Jean was a graduate of Calera High School.
She was a homemaker and her greatest goal in life was taking care of her family.
Jean was a member of the Deer Baptist Church and had moved to Newton County in 1985 from Tyler, Texas.
Her parents preceded her in death along with her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Jack and Lillie Morphis.
Survivors are her husband, Bill Morphis of the home; son, Rodney (Kathryn) Ozley of Ga.; daughters, Kimberly (Jerry) Liggett of Deer, Carrie (Stacey) Collins of Piercetown and Betsy (Patrick) Hunter of Springfield, Miss.; sisters, Glenda Reid of Montevallo and Peggy Jo Brasher of Calera; twelve grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008, at Parthenon Baptist Church with James Compton and Kyle Robinson and Robert Huber officiating.
Burial followed in Union Hill Cemetery.
Visitation was Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at Coffman Funeral Home in Jasper.
Pallbearers were Jerry Liggett, Stacey Collins, Patrick Hunter, Michael Kirkpatrick, Robbie Kirkpatrick and Kyle Robinson. Honorary pallbearers were grandchildren, Billy Joe Collins, Madison Liggett, Tyler Morphis, Clayton Collins, Erin Lundgren, Maddy Hunter, Elizabeth Hunter and Kate Dean.
Online condolences may be left at
Coffman Funeral Home directed.