Melisa Ann Morris

October 1, 1975 - October 22, 2022

10/01/1975 - 10/22/2022

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Saturday October 29, 2022
11:00 am
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions

AHOSKIE, NC – Melisa Ann Morris, age 47, passed away on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at her home after an extended illness. She was born on October 1, 1975 to Rufus Earl Morris and Lorie Ann Baker Cordrey in Ahoskie, NC. Melisa worked for many years at Perdue and then Trilleum Health Resources.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Lorie Ann Baker Cordrey, her maternal grandparents, John Thomas Baker, Ora Lee Pridgen Britt (Robert “Buddy” Britt),and paternal grandparents, Ernest Morris and Mary Harrell Morris.

Left to cherish Melisa’s memory, is her father, Rufus Earl Morris (Katherine Long Morris) of Ahoskie, her brother Kevin Lee Morris (Kimberly) of Milwaukee, her sister Brittany Nicole Cordrey MacLaren of Georgia, and stepbrother, Jeffrey Futrell (Ginger) of Eure. Also left to cherish her memory are nieces and nephews; Kennedy LeeAnn Morris, Alston Morris, Hayden and Braxton Cordrey, Ricky and Grayson MacLaren, and Keily and Kendall Futrell.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 11 AM at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC. The family will receive friends at the home of her father, Rufus.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Morris family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Mary Loverove Felton
1 year ago

Rufus: I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter. I remember (a long, long time ago) babysitting her. May you cherish all the wonderful memories you created and shared together as father and daughter. God bless you.

Roberta S. Gibson
1 year ago

So sorry for your loss. Prayers are with your family!

Roberta S. Gibson
1 year ago

Mike & Lil Daughtrey
1 year ago

There are no words to describe how sorry we are. Melisa beautiful personality will live on in our hearts. I was so lucky to had worked with her and got to know her at Perdue in Accounting Office. Sending prayers to the family during this tough time.

Cheryl Amey
1 year ago

May God grant the family Peace at this time of grief. Melissa was a diamond and the time I knew her will forever be cherished.

Melvin & Joyce Nichols
1 year ago

To Rufus, Kathy and Family. Our deepest sympathy and prayers for you. Always remember the sweet memories. Melvin & Joyce. Nichols

Kay and Ronald Edwards
1 year ago

We extend our deepest sympathy in your loss. Keep all those special memories close in your heart. May God grant you peace, comfort and rest.

Pamela Flint
1 year ago

Praying for the family to get through this tough time. Melisa will be missed greatly. Sending hugs. Rest in peace, Melisa

Ann Marie Hobbs.
1 year ago

Rufus, Kathy and Kevin
I’m so sorry to hear about Melisa. Keeping you all in my prayers and thoughts.

Linda Johnson
1 year ago

Rufus, Kathy and family
I am so sorry for your loss. Love and prayers for you all in the coming days and future.