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In Memory of

Lillie Pearl Morris

June 2, 1924 - October 9, 2016

Obituary


Lillie Pearl Morris, 92, of Frisco passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at her home in Frisco, TX surrounded by family. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to so many.

She was born in Denton County, Texas on June 2, 1924 to Belva and Herschel Walker, both of pioneering families in Denton County. She graduated from Denton High School in 1941 and began a career as a junior accountant for Sears in Dallas. Pearl retired in 1971 as an accountant for Chapman Construction and began her long...

Lillie Pearl Morris, 92, of Frisco passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at her home in Frisco, TX surrounded by family. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to so many.

She was born in Denton County, Texas on June 2, 1924 to Belva and Herschel Walker, both of pioneering families in Denton County. She graduated from Denton High School in 1941 and began a career as a junior accountant for Sears in Dallas. Pearl retired in 1971 as an accountant for Chapman Construction and began her long storied career in real estate. L. Pearl Morris Real Estate, Inc. was a fixture in the real estate community in Collin and Denton Counties for three decades and Pearl was the face and driving force of the company. Outside of real estate, Pearl took great pride in her involvement in many organizations, commissions, councils and clubs. She was a member and past president of the Frisco PTA, a lifetime member of the Texas PTA, a longtime member and the first female president of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, a member and past president of the Frisco Kiwanis Club, and the longest standing member of the Frisco Garden Club at the time of her death. Pearl also belonged to the Frisco Book Club, the American Heart Association, Friends of the Library, Frisco Historical Commission, the Downtown Merchants Association and served on Frisco's Planning and Zoning Commission. Two awards Pearl was honored to have received are the Frisco Silver Citizen of the Year, and a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.

Pearl married Alvie E. Morris, on Oct. 15, 1949 and remained happily married to the love of her life until his death on April 5, 1997. Pearl is survived by her daughter, Nikki P. Boland and her husband Bill of Frisco; granddaughter, Sonia D. Shields and her husband Victor of Frisco; grandson, Chad E. Cunningham, and wife Heather and great-grandsons Christian and Carson of Celina; great-granddaughter, Shea Smith of Plano; sister Dorothy Conway of Aubrey, sister Alma Broyles of Little Elm, brother M. H. Walker of Manila AR, and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvie; sister, Irma Jean Walker; and sister, Ima Jean Collinsworth.

Visitation will be Wednesday Oct. 12, 2016 from 6-8 pm at Frisco Church of Christ, 8648 Main St., Frisco, TX 75033.
Funeral Services will be Thursday Oct. 13, 2016 at 10:30 am at Frisco Church of Christ with graveside immediately following at Sparkman-Hillcrest, 7405 West Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225.

In Lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations be made in the name of L. Pearl Morris to the Frisco Education Foundation at :
www.friscoisd.org/departments/frisco-education-foundation/home
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