Zylphia Morrison

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

Zylphia Idell Morrison, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center.

She was born Dec. 15, 1918, at Delta, daughter of Roy F. and Rozlphia Brinner Gilder. She and Carl Edward Morrison were married Sept. 11, 1937, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He died June 17, 1993.

Mrs. Morrison was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Mary Jo Tolbert and husband Bob of Cape Girardeau; a daughter-in-law, Wilma Morrison of Valdosta, Ga.; two sisters, Virginia Duncan of Cape Girardeau, Betty Jo Dunning of Delta; four grandchildren, Greg Morrison of Raleigh, N.C., Todd Morrison of Valdosta, Tim Tolbert of Nashville, Tenn., Heidi Lashley of Swansboro, N.C.; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son and a sister.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park.