Judith M. Morris (64) of Altamont


Published on December 24 2012 9:07 am

Judith M. Morris, 64, of Altamont died at 4:40am Monday, December 24, 2012 at Lakeland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Effingham.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 27, at 2pm at Gieseking Funeral Home in Altamont with burial in St. Clare Catholic Church Cemetery in Altamont.  Visitation will be from noon to service time Thursday.  Memorials to the family.

She was born on December 26, 1947 in Chicago, the daughter of Vincent and Dorothy Syoen Vogel.  She was a member of St. Clare Catholic Church in Altamont.  She had been a waitress at Union 76 in Effingham and was part-owner/operator of Handy Dan's in Altamont, as well as a homemaker.

She married Lannie Morris on July 19, 1980 and he survives.  Also surviving are her sons Donald of Altamont and Joseph of Lincoln...daughter Christine Simcox and husband Brett of Altamont...brother Vincent Vogel and wife Michelle of Burbank...grandchildren Brittany and Brandon Simcox of Altamont...several nieces and nephews...and very good friend Pat Gatewood of Altamont.

She was preceded in death by her parents...and one son, Patrick Earl.