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Lynda Sue Heatherington Morris

Lynda Sue Heatherington Morris, born August 31, 1938, passed away peacefully at her home on August 31, 2023. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, September 4, 2023, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Strawn, Texas, with burial to follow at Old Gordon Cemetery in Gordon, Texas. A visitation will take place and Rosary will be said from 3:00-5:00 PM on Sunday, September 3, 2023, at Edwards Funeral Home in Strawn, Texas.

Lynda was a graduate from McCamey High School and received her Master’s in counseling from Tarleton State University.  She was an educator for 28 years, serving as a teacher in Gordon and Strawn, and later was employed as a diagnostician by both Mineral Wells I.S.D. and Granbury I.S.D.  She married Gene Morris in Graham, Texas in 1965 and was a devoted mother to her daughters Leslie and Andrea and son Robert. Lynda had a strong devotion to the Catholic Faith and gave many years of faithful service. She enjoyed quilting, gambling, and having lunch with friends at Mary’s Café.

Lynda is preceded in death by parents D.A. Heatherington and Mabel Harrison Heatherington; her husband of 31 years, Gene Morris; and her brother James Heatherington.

She is survived by her son Robert Morris and fiancé, Karen Nelson of Sugarland, Texas; daughter Leslie Crain of Gordon, Texas; daughter Andrea Wimberly and husband, Ronny of Whitney, Texas; one brother, Derwood Heatherington and wife, Linda of Cisco, Texas; grandchildren Carolyn Dove and husband Brett, Kelly Crain and wife Kelley, India Williams and husband Chris, Alex Morris, Robin Benesch and husband, Michael, and Kendell Wimberly and wife Morgan; 9 Great-grandchildren; many cousins, nieces, and nephews, and countless beloved friends.

Her legacy will be remembered by all who knew her. Services are entrusted to Edwards Funeral Homes and Online condolences can be left for the family at

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