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Morris Litton

Morris David Litton, age 87, of Benoit, passed away on Sunday July 31, 2011 at the Bolivar Medical Center.  He was born on September 04, 1923 to Robert Allen and Rosa (Bole) Litton in Litton, MS.  Mr. Litton grew up in the Litton area and attended Longshot and Benoit High schools. He was a self employed farmer most of his life. Although he had no children of his own Mr. Litton had his nieces and nephews to which he devoted much time. Teaching them how to hunt, drive a vehicle, and took them to many movies.  He was an avid outdoorsman, loved gospel music and was a gardener known for his hot peppers that he grew and gave to many friends and family. He was a US Army Veteran having served in WW II as a Medic. He was a member of the former Longshot Methodist Church and the American Legion.  He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers, Franklin Litton, Raleigh Litton, Robert Litton, John Litton and Clyde Litton.  Visitation will be Thursday August 4, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Cleveland Funeral Home in Cleveland.  Funeral Services will be held 11:00AM Friday August 5, 2011 at the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will be follow at the Graham Cemetery in Shaw, MS. Rev. James McNally and Ray West will officiate the services. He is survived by Spouse, Juanita Carver Litton of Benoit, MS. Sister, Bessie Litton Murrell of Greenville, MS and a host of Nieces and Nephews. Memorials may be made to the American Lung Association 731 S Pear Orchard Rd # 18, Ridgeland, MS 39157-4800. Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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We love you Uncle Morris! I know my mom is keeping you in line up there.

Dabney Parrish Mitchell - August 09, 2011 at 03:30 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I have many fond memories of Uncle Morris. I always loved going to visit him as a child. He was always loving and loved our visits! He will be missed so much!

Terri Crose Scribner - August 05, 2011 at 09:51 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Uncle Morris was such a special blessing in our lives. He always made us feel special and loved. I have so many wonderful memories to cherish. I can still see the smiles and feel the love from my last visit with him and Aunt Juanita. We love you and will miss you, Uncle Morris.

David and Becky Litton Folmar - August 03, 2011 at 11:43 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

uncle morris was almost like a daddy to me. we had so many good times together and i will always remember him and how good he treated me

kenny@pat murrell - August 02, 2011 at 10:15 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Uncle Morris was a very special man. Always had a smile for you, kind word, funny story. He was, and is, much loved, will be missed by us all.

Dan Murrell - August 02, 2011 at 10:12 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I am very sorry to learn of Morris' death. Please accept my sincere condolences to his family and loved ones. Kathryn Hudson Litton, Michael B. Litton, Jr.(son), Kathy Litton Norman (daughter) Blairsville, Georgia

Kathryn Hudson Litton - August 02, 2011 at 09:18 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My Uncle Morris was a great man..Always had great times when we went to visit him..Love you and will miss you very much...

Traci Evans - August 02, 2011 at 08:59 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My Condolences to Juanita and your entire family. Nan O'Donnell and I work together in Arizona and I am very sorry for your loss. May God Bless and Comfort each and everyone of you during this time of need. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Josie Robles - August 02, 2011 at 07:09 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Uncle Morris has to be the most loved uncle ever. I have many wonderful memories to cherish. He always made his nieces and nephews feel so special and made all the holidays a delight for us when we would visit him, Poppa and Aunt Pauline. We will miss him so much.

David & Becky Folmar - August 02, 2011 at 11:28 AM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

Gail and I had a great time in may with Uncle Morris, we will miss him with all of hearts.

jeff litton - August 01, 2011 at 09:45 PM Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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