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Deborah Lynn (Key) Morris

May 30, 1961 ~ April 12, 2021 (age 59)

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Deborah “Debbie” Lynn Key Morris, 59, of Kannapolis, went into her heavenly home on Monday, April 12, 2021.

Debbie was born on May 30, 1961 in Wilkes County to the late Paul Key and Christine Crews Key, who survives.

Debbie worked at Cannon Mills before becoming a customer service representative at Wal-Mart. She was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church in China Grove. She was very creative and was talented at sewing, quilting, and making crafts. She had a special place in her heart for animals, especially dogs and cats. She also enjoyed spending time outside gardening flowers. Most of all, she loved spending time with her grandchildren and going out to eat with them.

Those left to cherish her memory include her beloved husband of 40 years; Harold Eugene Morris; two sons, Michael Morris and Jeremy (Candice) Morris; daughter, Wendy Morris; mother, Christine Key; four grandchildren, Johnny Laturno, Zoe Laturno, Vada Laturno, and Eli Morris; three sisters, Carolyn Keller, Sandy Loflin, and Joyce Johnson, and nephew, Kevin Johnson.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Whitley’s Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Whitley’s Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Curtis Goforth and Rev. Chuck Overcash officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Carolina Memorial Park.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com. 

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April 15, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home

Funeral Service
April 16, 2021

1:00 PM
Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel
1748 Dale Earnhardt Blvd.
Kannapolis, NC 28083


Carolina Memorial Park
601 Mt. Olivet Road
Kannapolis, NC 28083

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