James William Morrison Mar 18, 2020 Mar 18, 2020 0 Obituaries Card of Thanks In Memoriam Search Submit An Obituary Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death. Submit Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save James William Morrison, age 73, died peacefully at home on Friday, March 13, 2020, in Wiggins, Mississippi.Mr. Morrison is survived by his wife of 47 years, Suellen Batson Morrison; his son William Wallace Morrison of Wiggins, his daughter Martha Morrison Muehleisen (Alex) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; his sister Jeanette Jackson of Wiggins; three grandchildren, Willow Morrison and Annabella Morrison of Wiggins; Daniel Muehleisen of Colorado Springs, and a host of nieces and nephews whom he loved so much.He is preceded in death by his father William Norman Morrison of Wiggins and his mother Rocell O’Neal Morrison of Wiggins.Mr. Morrison was born on September 30, 1946 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He attended Stone County Schools and graduated from Stone High School in 1964. After spending two years at Perkinston Junior College, he then received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the University of Southern Mississippi.Mr. Morrison was affectionately called “Frog” by friends, family and his whole home community in general. He wore many hats during his life as a businessman and coach to many children in recreational baseball. His focus, however, was as an educator. He taught in Stone County and George County, Mississippi schools as well in Louisiana. He retired in 2011 after serving for ten years as Stone County Superintendent of Education.James was a member of First Baptist Church in Wiggins where he served as an adult choir member, Sunday School teacher, Choir Director, and cook for the church’s Homebound Meals Ministry. Frog was a good man who did his best to care for church, family, extended family, community and friends. He enjoyed fishing, cooking, eating out, traveling with Suellen, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. His family and friends will always remember him as a loving person who cared deeply for them each and every one.A Celebration of Mr. Morrison’s life was held on Monday, March 16 at First Baptist Church in Wiggins, Mississippi with a visitation from 11:00am-2:00pm and funeral service at 2:00pm. The interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Wiggins. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Homebound Meals Ministry at First Baptist Church, Baptist Children’s Village-Deanash Campus, or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are being handled by Moore Funeral Service in Wiggins. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save × Add an entry as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Add entry × Your entry has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch the guestbook. Stop watching this guestbook. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone signs the guestbook. Notifications from this guestbook will end. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) entries Sign the guestbook. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Add an entry Watch the guestbook. Stop watching this guestbook. Submit Your News We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on! Go to form Latest e-Edition Wednesday April 01, 2020 To view our latest e-Edition click the image on the left.