Glenda Morrison

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Glenda Morrison

Glenda Keller Morrison, 85, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, at the Lutheran Home.

She was born Dec. 24, 1926, in Sikeston, to Glen and Blanche Swanagon Keller.

Glenda was a member of Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau and former member of First Baptist Church in Sikeston.

She graduated from Sikeston High School in 1944 and had been employed by Southwestern Bell 33 years in Sikeston and Charleston, Mo.

Glenda and Bennie Joe Morrison were married June 12, 1945. He preceded her in death July 22, 2006.

She and Bennie enjoyed traveling throughout the United States with their square dancing club.

Survivors include three daughters, Melinda Hilterbrand, Margaret Baber and Marsha (Matthew) Elfrink, all of Cape Girardeau; a brother, James "Jim" Keller of Sikeston; a sister, Carol Ann (Robert) Mason of Florence, Ore.; seven grandchildren, Leanne Parker (Andy) Thele of Jackson, Kelly Hilterbrand (Mark) Kreutsberg of Herculaneum, Mo., Cheryl Hilterbrand (Neil) Slatinsky of Springfield, Mo., Jason (Megan) Baber of Jacksonville, Fla., Keri Baber (Doug) Cook of Burbank, Calif., Bart (Meredith) Elfrink of Alton, Ill., and Alex (Keely) Elfrink of Cape Girardeau; 13 great-grandchildren, Trey and Molly Parker, Jake and Jordan Thele, Olivia, Sydney and Charlotte Slatinsky, Alexis and Jonathan Baber, Evie Cook, Nickolas and Penelope Elfrink, and Joseph Elfrink; and stepmother, Dorothy Guess Keller of Sikeston.

Friends may call from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau and from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston.

The funeral will be at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Mark Anderson, pastor of Lynwood Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.

Online condolences may be sent at www.ponderfuneralhome.com.