Verna A. Morrison

Verna A. Morrison, 92 of New Concord, passed away peacefully on July 15, 2022, while at the Oaks of Bethesda in Zanesville.

Verna was born in Adamsville on January 26, 1930. She is the daughter of the late Frank and Lolita (Bowden) Smith. Verna married the love of her life, the late Dean R. Morrison, on January 20, 1951. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Muskingum College in 1952. Verna was a faithful member of the Westwood Baptist Church, and if the church doors were open, she was there. However, Verna’s favorite way to spend her time was with her family.

Verna is survived by her loving children, Verna (Frank) Seger, Richard (Sandra) Morrison, Treva Williams, Daniel (Suzanne) Morrison, and Tracy (Karla) Morrison; her fourteen grandchildren; her sixteen great-grandchildren; her two great-great-grandchildren; her sisters, Dorothy Frisbee, and Clare Buchanan; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Verna is preceded in death by her infant daughter, Reva Helen Morrison; and her son-in-law, Ronald “Eddie” Williams.

Visitations will be held from 4pm to 7pm on Monday, July 18, 2022, at the Farus Funeral Home of New Concord, 63 W. Main Street, New Concord, where funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 11am. Pastor Mark Ballmer will officiate the service. Verna will be laid to rest next to her husband in New Hope Cemetery.