ABINGDON-Nydia Marie Morris, 96, Abingdon, died at 3:40 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2009, in the Care Center of Abingdon.
She was born Jan. 8, 1913, near Vandalia, the daughter of John and Matilda “Tillie’’ (Emert) Skinner. She married Frank H. Morris March 25, 1930, in Galesburg. He preceded her in death Dec. 4, 1996.
She is survived by her son, Ervin (Evelyn) Morris, Knoxville; one daughter, Betty (Jim) Hook, Abingdon; five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Doris Clampitt, Abingdon.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers; and three sisters.
She was a homemaker and helped her husband farm east of Abingdon for several years.
Services were held Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009, in Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel with Mrs. Eleanor Landon officiating.
Burial was in the Abingdon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.