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Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 1:17 pm

Services for Bonnie Sue Morris, age 73, of Vandalia, was held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Vandalia First Christian Church with Pastor Jamie Franke officiating.
Burial took place in the Vandalia Cemetery. Visitation was held on Friday evening from 5-8 p.m. at the church. Services are under the direction of Bienhoff Funeral Home.
Mrs. Morris passed away at 1:13 a.m. May 2, 2013 at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia.
She was born February 25, 1940 in Hannibal, the daughter of Clyde and Ila Belle Howell Phelps.
She was married to Donald Ray Morris on June 8, 1958 in Hannibal and he survives.
Other survivors include one son and his wife, Kevin and Joyce Morris of Vandalia; two daughters and their husbands, Pam and Dennis Jacobi of Mexico, and Sheila and Tony Teague of Vandalia; 10 grandchildren, Jenifer (Justin) Danielson of Warrensburg, Brian (Elizabeth) Jacobi, and Tyler (Katelyn) Morris, all of Columbia; Rebecca (Micah) Byrd of Nevada, Ohio, Kaleena Kibble of Mexico, Brittany (Jim) Dain of Bowling Green, Jessica Thompson of Wentzville, John Thompson of St. Charles, Brock Teague of Mehlville, and Ryan Teague of Vandalia; 18 grandchildren, Hannah, Micah and Mason Danielson, Caleb, Ethan and Ben Jacobi, Gavin and Kaesin Kibble, Tag and Crew Byrd, Jayden Herpel, Liam and Eamon Morris, and Matthew, Jessica, Jimmy, Bonnie, and Molly Dain.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Aricka Jacobi and Jessica Nelson.
Mrs. Morris was a lifetime area resident and joined the Vandalia First Christian Church in 1956.
She was a 1958 graduate of Hannibal High School. She enjoyed cooking and Christmas shopping.
She loved spending time with her family and working for her church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church in Vandalia, 205 W. Park St., Vandalia, Mo. 63382.
Pallbearers were Brian Jacobi, Justin Danielson, Micah Byrd, Tyler Morris, Jim Dain, Brock Teague and Brian Teague. Honorary pallbearers will be Al Wortman, Jim Mac Elzea, Paul Gore, Vaughn Hamlett, Charlie Bartison, and Harold Libby.