Funeral service for Clariece Fay Morris, 90, will be at the Craddock Memorial Chapel in Ardmore, Okla., Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at 10 a.m. with Elder Ricky Harcrow, Elder Mike Hughes and Elder Mike Montgomery officiating. Family visitation will be Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, from 6-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
The daughter of Cecil & Hazle Martin, born March 15, 1927, in Chickasha, Okla., and passed from this life Dec. 24, 2017.
Clariece married the love of her life, Douglas Morris, July 28, 1949.  
Her childhood life was spent on the family farm near Chickasha, Okla.
She was a graduate of Pioneer High School and Oklahoma College for Women, Grady County, Okla.  Clariece spent many years teaching fourth grade and retired from Ardmore City Schools in 1986. She was a member of the Oklahoma Retired Teachers Association and The Carter County Retired Teachers Association.
Clariece was an avid bible reader, and a long time member of the Primitive Baptist Church, and enjoyed attending many special church meetings in numerous states. Her favorite Bible Verses were: John-Chapter 14- verses one through four.
The couple loved traveling in most of the Continental U.S, plus some of Canada & Mexico. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and will be missed by many. Clariece was a talented seamstress and quilt maker and made quilts and clothes for her children, and for herself. She was also an outstanding cook.  
Preceding her in death were her husband, Douglas Morris, parents, Cecil & Hazle Martin, and her brother, Lelan Kim Martin.
Survivors include her daughter, Pamela Bates, Ocean Spring, Miss., son, Terry W. Morris and his wife, Belinda, Lone Grove, Okla., two grandsons, Clayton Bates of Mobile, Ala., and Tyler Morris, Denver, Colo., one granddaughter, Crystal Mazza and husband, David, Sunbury, Ohio. Two great-grandsons, Davie Mazza, Oakley Mazza, Sunbury, Ohio. Two Nephews, Hal Martin, Jay Martin, and a niece, Kela Lindsay.
Serving as Pallbearer, Tyler Morris, Jay Martin, David Hull, Daniel Hull, Greg Winchester, Terry Morris Honorary Pallbearers, Clayton Bates and Hal Martin Interment will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore, Okla.
In lieu of flowers condolences may be made to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207 C Street NW, Ardmore Okla. 73401, or to an organization of your choice.
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