James “GoMan” Morries

December 20, 1933
September 27, 2023 (89 years old)
Lorain, OH

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of James Morries of Lorain, Ohio on September 27, 2023, at the age of 89. During this time of loss, we offer our deepest condolences and extend our support to his family and friends. Let us come together to share our love and pay tribute to this beloved individual.James was preceded in death by his former wife Dorothy Morries, his wife Liza Morries, and his dear sisters Joanna “Honey Mae” Howard and Selina Worthy.

He was also mourned by his daughters Selina Shavers and Linda Turner-Cobbs, step-daughter Sarah Turner-Black, son David Turner, and grandson Carlton Byrom.Although he has departed from this earthly realm, James leaves behind fond memories and a lasting legacy. He is survived by his loving aunt Irene and adoring uncles Aaron, Junior, Scott, James, and Jeremiah. His memory will be cherished by his beloved cousins Perry, Jackie, Barbara, and Irene. In addition, he is survived by his children Brenda Franklin (Mathis) of Lorain, OH, Faith Hairston (late Sam) of Garfield Heights, OH, Jeannette Byrom (late Gary) of Berea, OH, Wanda Blount (Michael) of Baytown, TX, Dr. Rhonda Morries of Humble, TX, Renee Bramley of Lorain, OH, Terry Morries (Amanda) of Cleveland, OH, Franke Morries (LaTasha) of Champaign, IL, Dr. Bud Morries of Whittier, CA, and Sonny Morries of Lorain, OH.

A dear friend Priscilla Hall of Lorain, OH, was also a constant source of comfort and support for James throughout his life. Countless nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins, and friends hold him dear in their hearts.In remembrance of James Morries, a visitation will be held on Friday, October 13th, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM at the Christ Church (520 W 22nd St, Lorain, OH 44052). Following the visitation, a funeral service will be conducted at the same location at 10:00 AM. May this gathering bring solace and peace to all those who mourn his loss.

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