Mary E. Morris

  • Born: September 29, 1933
  • Died: June 21, 2020
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


ROCK FALLS – Mary E. Morris, 86, of Rock Falls, passed away on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at her home. Mary was born in Knobel, AR on September 29, 1933, the daughter of Clarence and Nancy (Britton) Smith. She married D.J. Morris on September 10, 1960 in Morrison. He predeceased her on August 5, 2016. Mary was employed as a telephone operator at Illinois Bell in Sterling for many years. Mary was also a member of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls.

Survivors include one daughter, Mary Jo Funderberg of Rock Falls; and many nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband D. J.; one sister, Dolly Mann; and five brothers, Bill Smith, John Smith, Jim Smith, Marion Smith, and Clarence Crawford Smith.

Visitation will be held at 10:00-11:00am on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Harvest Time Bible Church, 1802 Dixon Rd, Rock Falls, IL. Graveside Service will follow at 11:30am at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls, with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.


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