Vernetta Morris

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

VERNETTA LUCILLE “CARNELISON” MORRIS, of Pea Ridge, Arkansas formerly of Springdale, Arkansas, was born February 3, 1928 in Greenfield, Missouri, daughter of Lewis Jackson and Nellie Vernetta (Woods) Carnelison. She departed this life Monday, September 11, 2017, in Bentonville, Arkansas at the age of 89 years. Ceal and Paul raised four kids in Blue Eye, Arkansas.

Lucille is survived by her children, Gayle Young and husband, Jim, of Washburn, Missouri, Wayne Morris of West Fork, Arkansas, Kay Colvin and husband, Ken, of Washburn and Dan Morris of Boliver, Missouri; eight grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends and loved ones.

On May 19, 1947, she was united in marriage with Paul Morris who preceded her in death. She is also preceded in death by her parents, Jack and Nellie Carnelison; three brothers, Gene Carnelison, Mickey Carnelison, and Bill Carnelison; sister, Ginger Welch; grandsons, Luke Morris and Kenny Colvin.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Nelson’s Green Forest Chapel, Green Forest, Arkansas. Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2017 at the Nelson’s Green Forest Chapel, Green Forest, Arkansas. Interment will follow at the Yocum Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to Yocum Cemetery Fund, 8111 Hwy 103 North, Green Forest, Arkansas 72638. Online condolences may be sent to the family at