Shirley High Morrison

Shirley High Morrison

Shirley High Morrison, 86, of Anna, and formerly of Cobden, died Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

She was born on Oct. 18, 1933, in Cobden, the daughter of Albert and Ethel G. Hall High. 

She married J.D. Morrison on Sept. 29, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death on Aug. 28, 2009.

She loved her family. She was a great cook and always had a smile on her face. 

She is survived by three sons, Jeff (April Long) Morrison of Anna, Kenneth Morrison of Jonesboro and Bryan (Ginger) Morrison of Cobden; nine grandchildren, Cristi Payne, Shannon Cunningham, Todd, Carrie Trey, Darci, Jamieson, Johnny and Sienna Morrison, 12 great-grandchildren; one sister, Alberta Gearhart of Manteno; nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one grandson, Seth Morrison; a daughter-in-law, Nancee Morrison; as well as 10 siblings. 

Funeral services for Shirley Morrison were at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden, with the Rev. Bryan Morrison officiating. Interment followed in the Cobden Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to the Voyage Senior Living Community at Anna.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

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

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