MOUNT UPTON — Mianda "Tillie" Morris, 79, of River Road in Mount Upton died peacefully, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2002, at her home.
She was born on Feb. 11, 1923, in Hartwick, the daughter of the late Percy and Cora (Harrison) Wilson.
On Dec. 24, 1944, in Leonardsville, she married James Morris, who survives.
Besides her husband, James of Mount Upton, she is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, John and Deb Morris of Gilbertsville and James Morris of Gilbertsville; her sister, Marjorie DeGrigorio of Hedgesville, W.Va.; and her grandchildren, Jason Morris, Joshua and Jennifer Morris, Faith Morris, Jesse and Tammy Boldt, Ashley Hoke, Sarah Hoke, Trevor Hoke, Robert Morris and Charlie Morris.
She was a graduate of Leonardsville High School and Kingston Secretarial School.
She had worked for Preferred Mutual Insurance Co. in New Berlin and was a secretary at the Mount Upton Central School for 12 years. She helped her husband in the operation of the family farm for many years.
She also served as an assessor for the town of Butternuts and then for the town of Oneonta. She was the secretary of the Rolling Antiquers Old Car Club.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2002, from the Gilbertsville Baptist Church, Gilbertsville, with the Rev. Randolph Palada, pastor officiating. Burial will be in Morris Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catskill Area Hospice.
Arrangements are being provided by the C.H. Landers Inc. Funeral Chapel, Sidney.
Published in The Daily Star on Aug. 9, 2002.