Wilma J. Morris, 87, of Springfield, died at 5:03 pm, Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born September 16, 1928 in Sangamon County, IL. She married Carl A. Morris, Sr. on June 11, 1938 and he preceded her in death on April 30, 2001. Also preceding her in death were her parents, one daughter, Carol Ann Higgerson; one son, Scott D. Morris, Sr.; three sisters; three brothers and four grandchildren.
Surviving are four sons, Carl (Dixie) Morris, Jr. of Springfield; Gary (Janice) Morris of Williamsville; Dewey Morris of Springfield and Greg Morris of Springfield; 20 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; two brothers, Charles Flowers of Peoria and Cliffton (Helen) Flowers of Hillsboro; daughter-in-law Sarah Morris of Petersburg, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Wilma enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, going to auctions and rummage sales and she loved her Grandkids and all the kids she cared for at daycare.
She owned and operated Little King & Queen Day Care Center for 25 years and also worked at Holiday Inn East for over 25 years in housekeeping. She was of the Lutheran Faith.
Visitation: 9-11 am Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.
Graveside Service: 1:00 pm, Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Roselawn Memorial Park with Bill Carson officiating.