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Charlie R. Morrison

Mr. Charlie R. Morrison, age 77, of Rome, Georgia, passed away on Friday, October 27, 2017. He was born on August 24, 1940 in Arcadia, Florida to the late Henry Morrison and Tommie Mae Morrison. Charlie was employed by the Rome City Board of Education until his retirement in 1993; he was a Teacher and Principal for thirty-one years.

His brother, William Gardener also preceded him in death.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-four years, Daphnie Morrison, of Rome, Georgia; two sons, Kelvin (Mimi) Morrison, of Marietta, Georgia and André (Karen) Morrison, of Woodlawn, Tennessee; one daughter, Dr. Andrea M. (Dr. Paul) Dabney, of Decatur, Georgia; goddaughter, Patresia Johnson, of Rome; grandchildren, Kristina Rayna Morrison, Kristopher Ray Morrison, Gamael Cristian Morrison, D’anté Ray Morrison, D’andré Genét Morrison, Dominyck Dré Morrison, Kristian Lee Morrison, Desjuan Maurice Morrison, Maysen Rayne Morrison, Alexandria Grace Dabney, Analise Rose Dabney, and; one brother, Perry (Betty) Morrison, of Arcadia, Florida; sisters-in-law, Cavalier Martin, of Lyerly, Georgia and Helen Bowman, of Cleveland, Tennessee; brothers-in-law, Waldo (Earnestine) Finley, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Woodrow Finley, of Cleveland, Ohio, Timothy (Lynda) Finley, of Summerville, Georgia, and Sanford (Sophia) Finley, of Zebulon, Georgia, Hugh Finley, of Cleveland, Tennessee; a multitude of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, November 2, 2017, at noon at Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 700 Broad St., Rome, Georgia 30161.  The family received friends at the church on Wednesday evening from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m.. with the Rome Consistory #264 Masonic Rites. Interment, Floyd Memorial Garden. Please share your thoughts and memories of Mr. Charlie R. Morrison with www.willisfuneralhomedalton.con. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Dalton, Georgia.