Milas Ray Morse Sr.

Milas Ray Morse Sr.

Milas Ray Morse Sr.,79, of Anna, died Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Ina.

He was born on Jan. 30, 1941, in Anna, the son of John and Pearl Smith Morse. 

Mr. Morse is survived by his children, Milas Morse Jr. of Grand Tower, Sheila Stafford of Kansas City, Kan., Lisa Simms of Bardwell, Ky., Patricia Warthen of Kansas City, Kan., Gwen Patterson of Wichita, Kan., Peggy Morse of Bardwell, Ky., Milas W. Morse of Cameron, Mo., and Charlie Morse of Olney; 20 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; siblings Bob Morse of Kansas City, Kan., Sue Richardson of Kansas City, Kan., Alice Brimm of Ware, Cindy Morse of Kansas City, Kan., Betty Sutton of Kansas City, Kan., and Carolyn Gentry of Anna. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Walter R. Morse; a grandson, Brently Morse; brothers Raymond, Charlie, Kenneth, Fred and Robert; and sisters Evelyn Rumfelt and Beverly Morse. 

He liked fast cars, digging roots and a chew of Redman chewing tobacco. He always reached out to others in need. 

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro. Interment was in the Jonesboro Cemetery, with Charlie Allen officiating.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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