Denis Morrison
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Denis Edwin
1936 - 2020
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Obituary for Denis Edwin Morrison

Denis Edwin  Morrison
Denis Edwin Morrison, age 83, Erwin, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at his residence. He was a son of the late Edwin and Elaine Williamson Morrison. Denis lived most of his life in Zion, Illinois before moving to Erwin in 1988.

He was a United States Army Veteran. Denis was a Police Officer in Zion, Illinois with twenty years of service before his retirement in 1988. He also worked as a Probation Officer for five years, working under General Sessions Court in Washington County and Unicoi County.

Denis attended Fishery Community Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Golda Morrison in 2010.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of eight years, Theora “Teddy” Morrison; her children: Phyllis Dyer, Lewis Hitts, Paul Hitts, Foster Hitts, Walter Hitts and Jeffery Hitts; step-son, David Milligan (Anna); one sister, Karen Anderson; thirty grandchildren and fifty great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared with the Morrison family through our complimentary, interactive Book of Memories at

Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Morrison family. (423) 743-1380.