Gwendolyn Joyce (Chancey) Morris

September 1, 1940 ~ September 13, 2021 (age 81)


Ms. Gwendolyn Medders Morris, age 81, of Hazlehurst, died Monday, September 13, 2021 at Serenity Hospice House in Dublin.


 Ms. Morris was born September 01, 1940 in Ware County.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Leonard Chancey and Josie Jewell Thrift Chancey, daughters, Deborah Kaye Taylor, Regina Gail Medders, Vivian Elaine Medders, grandson, Kendall Medders, sister, Marie Fales, brothers, Thomas Chancey,  Glenn Chancey, George Chancey, Stokes Chancey, two daughters-in-law, Mary Medders, Sheila Medders, and son-in-law, Ricky Steverson.   Ms. Morris loved sewing, fishing, cooking and dancing, but most of all she loved spending time with her family and grandchildren.


Survivors include her sons, Billy Joe Medders Jr. of Hazlehurst, Charlie Edward Medders (Angel) of Hazlehurst, David Russell Medders (Jan) of Hazlehurst and Leonard Barton Medders (Cindy) of Hazlehurst; daughter, Rose Marie Steverson of Hazlehurst; brothers, Stanley Chancey (Wannell) of Waycross and Joe Chancey (Marie) of Waycross; sister, Linda Murphy of Tennessee; eighteen grandchildren, thirty two great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.


Funeral Graveside Services will be held Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 11:00am in the Hazlehurst Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Joe Chancey and Rev. Joey Chancey officiating.


The family may be contacted at the son’s residence, Billy Joe Medders Jr, at 2 Hinson Farm Road, Hazlehurst.


The Morris family and Wainright Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to continue to follow the social distancing guidelines set by our local health district and the CDC.


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Graveside Service
September 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Hazlehurst Memorial Cemetery
38 Cook Road
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

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