Obituary for Dellarhea Wampler Morris

Dellarhea Wampler Morris, 87, of Pulaski, VA, died at home on August 13, 2018.

She was born June 21, 1931.  She received her LPN certificate in 1981 and retired from Pulaski Community Hospital.  She was a member of Thornspring United Methodist Church.  She joined the church in 1955 and held many positions including president of the United Methodist Women’s group for fourteen years. She received her LPN certificate from NRCC in 1981.  She was known for her wonderful hugs which she shared generously.

Preceding her in death were her parents Calvin Worley and Ollie Dorcas Wampler, husband, Joe R. Morris, daughter, Bonnie Jo Simmons, brother-in-laws, Wilson Newman and Charles Waller.

She is survived by her son Danny (Betty) Morris, daughter, Phyllis (Dewayne) Anderson, sisters and brother-in-laws, Lizzie Jane Newman, Ella Mae (Lonnie) Greene, Paige Waller, Hallie (Billy) Chinault, and Rebecca (Larry) Thornton; grandchildren; Megan, Benjamin and Josh Simmons, BJ (Stephanie) Morris, Ryan (Kayla) Anderson and Cortney (Andy) Wren.  Great-grandchildren: Isabelle, Jeb & Joel Simmons, Coral Anderson and AJ Wren.  Brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jimmy and Mary Lou Morris. Special friend of the family Carol Donnelly of New Jersey.

She is also survived by her extended loving and caring caregiver family: Pam, Valerie, Kim, Kimberly, Michelle, Megan, Courtney, Patsy, Shawna, Wendy, Elaine, Gloria, Tammy, Krystal, Cindy, Gayle, Crystal, Diana, JoAnn, Judy, Kathy, and all the other caregivers that were there throughout the past three years. The Family would like to thank Intrepid Hospice for their wonderful care and compassion during the last several weeks.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 17th, at the Thornspring United Methodist Church in Pulaski County, with the Rev. Teresa Tolbert officiating.  Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA.