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Obituary for Jackie Leon Morris

Jackie Leon Morris, 82, of Black Mountain passed away Thursday, February 18, 2022.

Jackie was born November 23, 1939 in Buncombe County to the late Zack and Effie H. Morris. He was a volunteer fireman with Black Mountain and Swannanoa Fire Department. Jackie was a member of Burgins Chapel and loved his church family dearly. He enjoyed hunting and watching tv, and dogs.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Morris; sisters, Louise and Evelyn; and brother, Martin.

Left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Sherri Hembree (Garney) of Marion, Julia Hoglen (Dale) of Canton, Donna Fair (Tommy) of Hendersonville and Mickey Morris of Black Mountain; grandchildren, Travis, Samantha, Heath, Jennifer, Krystina, and Taylor; and great grandchildren, Hannah, Autumn, Railynn, Breanna, Aubrey, Joshua, Jason, Bryson, Addie, Gage, Athena, Ruby Ann, Scarlett, and Dalton.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 2:00pm at Victory Baptist Church.