Vernon Henry Morris, age 94, of Rome passed away Friday April 16, 2021 at a local hospital. Vernon was born on May 6, 1926 in Gordon County, to the late Frank "Shorty" Morris and Ruby Martin Morris. Mr. Morris was a Veteran of the Army serving in World War II. He was of the Baptist faith. Vernon retired from Klopman Mills. He was preceded in death by two sons: Perry Morris and Tommie Morris; grandchild: Matthew Little; brothers: Andrew Morris and Charles Morris; sisters: Viola Mann, Jannell Brannen, Katheryn Gault, Nettie Choate. Survivors include children: Doyle (Syble) Morris, John Morris, and Sharon (William) Morris Little; grandchildren: Joseph Little, Rachel Butler, Dana Bostick, Nathan Morris, Ben Morris, Stephen Morris, Jason Morris; 7 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; brothers: Arthur Morris, Harold Morris, Roy Morris, Thurmon Morris. Graveside and interment services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday April 29, 2021 at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with Stephen Morris delivering eulogy. The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM until 1:30 PM on Thursday at Good Shepherd Funeral Home, 2750 Shorter Ave. Rome GA. 30165. Parnick Jennings Sr.'s Good Shepherd Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.