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Linda Riley Morris

Linda Riley Morris, 78, a resident of Granville County passed away Friday, February 4, 2022 at Granville Medical Center.
Linda was born December 30, 1943 in Granville County to the late Johnny V. Riley and Lessie J. Riley.  She was a member of Tally Ho Baptist Church and retired from Murdoch Center.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Monday, February 7, 2022 in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Robert Oliver.  Burial will be in South Granville Memorial Gardens in Stem.  Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:45 – 1:45 PM and at other times at the home of her daughter, Jo Ann Carreto.
She is survived by her son, James Ramsey, Jr. of the home, daughters, Tammy Simpson of Oxford, JoAnn Carreto (Gerardo) of Stovall, Amy Dickerson of Oxford; step-daughter, Gloria Clayton of Butner; 13 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Morris; brothers, Clarence, Raymond, Roy, and Ray Riley; sisters, Bertha West, Dorothy Suitt and Mary Emma Riley.


  • Kathy Ramsey Williams Posted February 6, 2022 12:23 pm

    I am so sorry to hear about Linda. I will be forever grateful for the care she gave my mama. May she now be st peace. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Williams. Kathy Ramsey Williams

    • linda boone Posted February 6, 2022 1:56 pm

      I am so saddened to hear of the death of my dearest friend Linda.

  • Joyce Clemons Posted February 6, 2022 4:42 pm

    JoAnn I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. Praying for you and your family.

  • Penny Claiborne Posted February 6, 2022 6:47 pm

    JoAnn I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother! Just know you and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers!

  • Daphne Allen Posted February 6, 2022 9:19 pm

    JoAnn sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. You and family have my sincere prayers and condolences. Love you.

  • Wayne Hudson Posted February 6, 2022 9:30 pm

    JoAnn, sorry to hear the passing of your mother, she was always a sweet, kind and caring person. Know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Linda and Howard Adcock Posted February 7, 2022 2:12 am

    We are very sorry to hear about Linda’s passing. Linda was a very soft spoken lady, caring, gentle, a friend and a wonderful caregiver for our parents . We will remember your family in our prayers. Praying for comfort, strength and inner peace that you need now and in the days ahead.

  • Tammy Jackson Posted February 8, 2022 3:13 pm

    We are saddened to hear the loss of your mom, JoAnn and Tammy. She was a very sweet lady. May God give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Praying 🙏🏻 for you all. Heaven surely gained an Angel to watch over all of you. Lots of Love and praying in the days ahead. Love, Jimmy & Tammy Jackson and children

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