Margaret “Lucile” Morris

Margaret Lucile Studstill Morris (1912 – 2009)

Margaret Lucille Studstill, 1933, Georgia State Womans College, Valdosta, GA

Margaret Lucille Studstill, 1933, Georgia State Womans College, Valdosta, GA

Margaret “Lucile” Studstill was born December 28, 1912 in  that part of Berrien County which was later cut into Lanier County.  She was the firstborn child of  Thersa Langford and Moses Albert Studstill.  The Studstill home was near Ray City, GA  on the Milltown and Ray City Road.  Lucile’s father conducted his business as a “Stock Dealer” in the town.

After completing high school, Lucile studied at  Georgia State Womans College in Valdosta, GA (nka Valdosta State University).

On May 12, 1935 Lucile married Shelby Jackson Morris in Nashville, GA.

Shelby Jackson (Jackie) Morris, Jr., born 1 June 1938, Kansas Anne Futch, born 15 November 1875, died 22 September 1958, Margaret Lucile Studstill Morris, born 28 December 1913, and Margaret Ann (Peggy) Morris, 1950.

Shelby Jackson (Jackie) Morris, Jr., born 1 June 1938, Kansas Anne Futch, born 15 November 1875, died 22 September 1958, Margaret Lucile Studstill Morris, born 28 December 1913, and Margaret Ann (Peggy) Morris, 1950. Image courtesy of http://berriencountyga.com/

Lucile Studstill Morris spent her life living and working  in Lanier and Berrien counties.  “She worked at Berrien County Hospital as a bookkeeper. She was a member of Ray City First Baptist Church, D.A.R. and Huxford Historical Society. She was an avid historian and donated much of her research to the Lanier County Historical Society.”

Lucile Studstill Morris

Lucile Studstill Morris

Margaret “Lucile” Morris, 96 of Lakeland, passed away Friday morning, Sept. 4, 2009.  Funeral Services were held  Sunday, Sept. 6, 2009 in the Ray City First Baptist Church.  She was buried at the Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, GA

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Gravemarker of Margaret Lucile Studstill Morris, Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, GA.

Gravemarker of Margaret Lucile Studstill Morris, Nashville City Cemetery, Nashville, GA.

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1 Comment

  1. Jason Miller said,

    September 28, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    Keep up the good work


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