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Posted on Aug. 13, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Sept. 2, 1938 - Aug. 11, 2013

ELKHART — Centry Morris Jr., 74, of Elkhart, passed away Aug. 11, 2013.

He was born Sept. 2, 1938, in New Orleans, the son of the late Centry Morris Sr. and Sadie (Myers) Jones.

He was employed by the Elkhart Street Department as assistant street commissioner and retired after 38 years of service. Centry was a member of the ASCME Union.

He is survived by his loving wife, Cynthia A. (Briggs) Morris; his former wife, Carolyn Morris, of Elkhart; his children, Centry Morris, Lisa Morris-Carr (Eugene), Catrina Morris and Christina Morris, all of Elkhart, and Celisse Morris-Miller (Toby) of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; his uncles, Eddie Henderson and Samuel Henderson; and aunt Warnell Henderson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Beatrice Robinson; and an uncle, Thomas Henderson.

A celebration of Centry’s life will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, August 18, 2013, at Granger Community Church-Elkhart Campus, 2701 E. Bristol St.

Memorial contributions may be given to the family.

Elkhart Cremation Services have been entrusted with arrangements.