Rachel (Lankford) Morris

Born: Fri., Sep. 6, 1940
Died: Sat., Jul. 23, 2016

Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jul. 30, 2016
Location: Greenlawn Cemetery

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Rachel Lankford Morris of Union Point passed away July 23, 2016 in hospice care at Greene Point Nursing Home.  A lifelong resident of Greene County, she was born September 6, 1940 to George Lee Lankford and Clarice Turner Lankford.  She married Billy Morris on March 26, 1960.  She worked many years as a knitter at Chipman Union.  In 1984 she left her job at Chipman Union and helped Billy operate Greshamville Mall until his death, then continued the business until 1994 when it was sold.  

She was preceded in death by her parents George Lee and Clarice Lankford, her husband Billy Morris and her granddaughter Wendy Elaine Dover.  She is survived by her daughter Debbie Hall, Union Point, Ga. her son Bobby Morris and wife Brenda, Madison, Ga, her grandchildren Bobbi Jean Singleton (Jason) Good Hope, Ga, Robert Morris, St. Simons, Ga. her great grandchildren Wyatt, Jackson, Huck and Sara Singleton, and Shae Andrews Morris, her brother Bennie Lankford, Union Point, Ga. her half-sisters Dorothy Davis, Oxford, Ga., Donna Lachina and Judy Hardy, Panama City, Fla., her half-brother Steve Lankford, Panama City, Fla. and her sister-in-law Pam Hinton Lucey, Lithia Springs, Ga.

Her wishes were to be cremated.  A memorial service will be held graveside in Greenlawn Cemetery on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Randy Lankford officiating.  Floral tributes will be welcomed or donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital which she supported for many years.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA  (706) 453-2626 is in charge of arrangements.  Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.


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Wanda McCannon
   Posted Mon July 25, 2016
To Deborah, Bobby & the Family, Heaven is certainly so much brighter with Miss Rachel there. I pray that God will wrap His loving arms around you all in the days and weeks ahead. My prayers are with you all!

COL (Ret) Tommy Faust
   Posted Mon July 25, 2016
Please accept my condolences on your loss. Enjoyed my occasional visits with Ms Rachel at Greshamville Mall when I came home. She was a very fine lady and will be missed.

Kathy Waldroup
   Posted Mon July 25, 2016
My prayers to all of the family.She was a beautiful lady and will be greatly missed.

   Posted Mon July 25, 2016
Please know that I am praying for our Heavenly father to give you the strength to get through this sad time.
In deepest sympathy,
Carlene Noggle

Cennie Lankford Maddox
   Posted Tue July 26, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time . RIP

Mark and Susan Higdon
   Posted Wed July 27, 2016
Rachel was a genuine person and that is how we will remember her; a person of integrity, love for others and especially her family. Our prayers are with all of you at this time. She will be remembered.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Thu July 28, 2016
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time and in the days ahead. With Deepest Sympathy.

Cathy Garner Royer
   Posted Fri July 29, 2016
Please know I am thinking of you Debbie, and wishing you hope in the midst of your sorrow and comfort in the midst of your pain.

David Wells
   Posted Mon August 15, 2016
I am sorry to hear about the passing of Miss Rachel. She was very friendly and was always nice/