Jay Franklin Morris, DDS
Jay Franklin Morris
April 23, 1940 – July 22, 2020
Dr. Jay F. Morris, 80, passed tragically away from Covid-19 on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Jay was born April 23rd, 1940 in Leavenworth, Kansas. The son of Charles Everett and Beth Morris. Jay was an alumni of UMKC dental program, a veteran of the United States Army, and was in private practice for over 40 years in dentistry.
Jay was an extrovert, never treated anyone like a stranger, willing to help support others no matter the cost. Jay was passionate about God’s truth, being in fellowship with others and writing his book of Proverbs.
Jay is survived by his wife Ida Moore-Morris, his three daughters; Venessa Morris, Tjasha Teague, Andreja Addison, his grandchildren; Lijana Teague, Lance Teague, Cailey Addison and Kyler Addison, his brother Ronald Morris, his nephew Joseph Morris, David Morris and niece Britta Crawford, his cousins and extended family and friends.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, Charles Everett and Beth Morris, niece Kirsten Morris and sister-in-law Clarissa Morris.
Join us in loving memory of Dr. Jay F. Morris, this upcoming Sunday evening, August 9th, 2020 at 7:00pm.
Newcomer’s Floral Hills Funeral Home & Floral Hills Cemetery.
7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64133