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Nettie Louise Morris

November 12, 1929 ~ October 23, 2021 (age 91)


Nettie Louise “Tinker” Morris entered into eternal rest on October 23, 2021.  She was the loving wife of Robert F. Morris for 71 years. 

Born on November 12, 1929, in Brookville, Tinker was the daughter of the late Charles and Catherine Morrison Jackson. 

Tinker graduated from Lincoln High School in Frederick, Maryland.  She worked at Hartz Sewing Factory, Coates’ Corner, and for various prominent families in Frederick County. 

She loved spending time and laughing with her family and was well known for her outstanding cooking. 

Tinker loved being involved in her church.  She was a member of Mount Zion A.M.E. Church in Knoxville, Maryland, where she had served as the pro tem of the Trustee Board; pro tem of the Steward Board; Church Treasurer; member of the Usher Board and Gospel Choir; Class Leader; and Treasurer of the Feed the Hungry Ministry. 

In addition to her loving husband Robert, Tinker is survived by six children who will cherish her memory:  Anita Washington (Herbert); Robert Morris (Martha); Perry Morris (Cynthia); Beth Richardson (William); Teresa Johnson (Richard); and Holly Morris (s/o Joe); seven grandchildren:  Herbie, Shaundra, Quanda, Shavonnia, Richard, Ariana, Kyle; one great-granddaughter: Brianna; niece, Katherine Davis; and sister-in-law, Sarah Jackson. 

She was preceded in death by siblings Charles Jackson, Catherine Scott, Elsie Jackson, and Evelyn Carrie Scott; her loving pet, Joel; and several nieces and nephews.  She will be greatly missed by friends Artene Berry; Billy and Gary Hemp; Charles and Elaine Smallwood; Jean and Preston Weedon; Lola Williams; and care-giver, Evelyn King. 

Thank you to all who provided care for Tinker in her final days. 

The Family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.on Friday, October 29 at Resthaven Funeral Home & Community Center, 9501 Catoctin Mountain Hwy. in Frederick. A celebration of Tinker’s life will be held on Saturday, October 30, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.  Pastor Jonathan Davis will officiate. 

Interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. 


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October 29, 2021

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Resthaven Funeral Home
9501 Catoctin Mt. Hwy.
Frederick, Maryland 21701

Celebration of Life
October 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Resthaven Funeral Home
9501 Catoctin Mt. Hwy.
Frederick, Maryland 21701

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