Carol J. Morris, 83, of Avilla, died Thursday, May 4, 2023 at Ascension Living Sacred Heart Village in Avilla. Carol was born June 28, 1939 in Elkhart, Indiana. Carol was a faithful and loving pastor's wife who was devoted to her strong faith and love for her family and cherished being a wife, mother, grandmother, and foster mother. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Wayne. She is survived by her husband, H. Dean Morris of Auburn; sons, Robert M. Morris of Elkhart, Richard A. Morris of Orlando, Florida, Jeffrey S. (Heidi) Morris of San Antonio, Texas, and Doug (Brenda) Morris of Garrett; daughters, Dena S. (Peter Rogoff) Morris of Seattle, Washington, and Christina C. Morris of Auburn; several foster children; 12 grandchildren; five great grandchildren; brother, James (Carol A.) Stull of Phoenix, Arizona; former daughter-in-law, Alice Morris of Elkhart. She was preceded in death by her parents, George, and Lucile Stull; and three siblings. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. with visitation one hour prior on Monday May 8, 2023 at Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services 502 N. Main Street, Auburn. Thomas Novy will be officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 1-4 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be held in Christian Union Cemetery, Garrett. Memorial donations may be made to DeKalb County Council on Pregnancy.
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