Dec. 6, 1920 – Nov. 8, 2012
Funeral services for Myra Leon Johnson Morris will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Powell. Myra, 91, died Nov. 8 at the Powell Valley Long Term Care Center.
She was born Dec. 6, 1920, in Burlington, the fifth of 11 children born to Levi and Olive Dustin Johnson. Her siblings were Levi Merle, Iva Jane, Erma Olive, Leonard Dewey, George Walter, Ruth Marie, Carl Elbert, Chauncey Dustin, Laura Gertrude and Bernard Russell.
She was raised and educated in Burlington and graduated from Burlington High School. She graduated from beauty school in Ogden, Utah.
She married Leslie A. Morris on Dec. 15, 1940, in Burlington. Over the years the family resided in the Manderson, Worland, Shell, Greybull and Cody areas.
Five children were born to Leslie and Myra: Buerma Lee Morris Edwards Lynam, Robert Leslie Morris (Lana), Carl Dean Morris (Sheryl), Kenneth Leon Morris and Leroy Dustin Morris (Sheri). Myra had 18 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in the Burlington Cemetery.