September 1, 1919 ~ March 25, 2004
Born in: Burke County, NC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Evelyn Wilson Morrison, 84, of Old Farm School Road, Asheville, died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at Memorial Mission Hospital. Originally from Alexander County, she lived in China Grove prior to moving to Asheville in 1999. She was the daughter of the late John Reid and Mamie Lackey Wilson and was also preceded in death by her husband Mott Morrison; three sisters, infant Mary Helen Wilson, Ella W. Morrison, and Pauline W. Chapman; two brothers, Rowe Wilson and Grover Wilson. She was retired from the US Postal Service, China Grove, in 1986 and was a member of First United Methodist Church of China Grove. Mrs. Morrison is survived by two sons, Steve Morrison of Asheville and Don Morrison of Norwood; six grandchildren, Trent Morrison of Asheville, Tami M. Burroughs of Supply, Tim Morrison of Greer, SC, Kelly Morrison of Kannapolis, Roger Morrison of Charlotte and Joey Morrison of South Asia; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; two sisters, Marie W. Deal and Jenna Mae W. Rhyne, both of Statesville. Funeral services will be 3:00 pm Sunday at First United Methodist Church of China Grove with the Rev. Vance Lowe officiating. Burial will follow at West Lawn Cemetery. Her family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 pm at the church prior to the service and request that memorials be made to First United Methodist Church, China Grove.