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Cora Cairnes Morris

July 17, 1938 - December 23, 2020

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Cora Cairnes Morris, 82 of Mills River peacefully went to heaven to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, December 23, 2020. She was born July 17, 1938, she was the youngest child of Meredith Justice Cairnes and Ferry Hensley Cairnes. She lived in Mills River for most of her life and was a graduate of Mills River School.

Cora married Cornelius “Neal” Morris in 1955 and they later opened C.E. Morris Jewelers in Waynesville. While living in Waynesville, she belonged to the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Her husband of 53 years Cornelius “Neal” Morris preceded her in death in 2009. She was also preceded in death by her siblings Edna Broughton, Herman Cairnes, Juanita West, Avalee Allen, Raymond Cairnes, Charles Cairnes, Meredith Cairnes, Jr., Mary Morrison, and Clyde Cairnes; and a granddaughter Jessica Perry.

Surviving are her two daughters Sharon Doehner and husband Craig of Murrells Inlet, SC and Cindy Norman and her husband Joe of Mills River; grandchildren Katie Konecki and husband Matt, Jeff Norman and wife Alyssa, and Corbett Doehner; great-grandchildren Liam, Aden and Bella Perry, McKenna and Lawson Norman, and Vincent Dominic and Joseph Konecki; a sister Martha P. Cartee of Mills River; and many nieces and nephews.

Cora will lie in Repose from 10-11:30am Wednesday at Shuler Funeral Home.  A committal service will be held at Shepherd Memorial Park.

Cora’s daughters will host a celebration of her life at a future date for family and friends. The family requests in lieu of flower that donations be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 11 Pennsylvania Rd., Mills River, NC 28759.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Location:

Shuler Funeral Home Chapel

125 Orr's Camp Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Location:

Shepherd Memorial Park

5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC 28791


Date: Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Time: 11:00 am

Location:

Shuler Funeral Home Chapel

125 Orr's Camp Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28792


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