Ms. Mercedes Benee´ Morris was born February 19, 1992 to Litora Annette Morris of Huntsville, Alabama and Mariano Dashawn Jackson of Atlanta, Georgia. She departed this life on January 2, 2014 at Huntsville Hospital in Huntsville, Alabama. She confessed hope in Christ at an early age at First Missionary Baptist Church of Decatur, Alabama.
Mercedes was preceded in death by her grandmother, Debra Tucker and grandfather, Willie Frank Acklin, Sr., both of Decatur, Alabama.
She leaves to cherish her memories: a loving and devoted mother, Litora Morris of Huntsville, Alabama, along with her father, Mariano Jackson of Atlanta, Georgia; three sisters (aunties), Turquoise Tucker, Jasmine Tucker, and Dominque Tucker, all of Huntsville, Alabama; grandparents, Sherman and Marilyn Morris of Hillsboro, Alabama, Dollean Acklin, Larry Tucker, Jessie and Margaret Ann Jackson, all of Decatur, Alabama. She shall forever be cherished in the hearts of a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, and dear friends.
Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2013, at the First Missionary Baptist Church (3509 Blue Spring Road, Huntsville, AL 35810) with Pastor Herbert Cartwright officiating. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Miss Morris will lie in repose one hour prior to funeral time.
Public Viewing will be held from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 6, 2014; and from 8:30 a.m. until 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at the Royal Funeral Home.