Margaret J. Morris



Mrs. Margaret Johnson Morris, 82, died at her home on Monday afternoon, April 30, 2018. A native of Greene County, she was born November 17, 1935, the daughter of Jim and Elizabeth Sugg Johnson. She was a graduate of the Hookerton High School, a talented seamstress and had retired from Greene County Home Health. Margaret was a member of the Hookerton United Methodist Church and cherished her roles as a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husbands, William Franklin “Bill” Morris and Carl Sutton; sisters, Alma Hilte and Thelma Johnson; and a brother, Jimmy Johnson.

Her surviving family includes her children, William F. Morris, Jr. of Hookerton and special friend, Dorothy Mobley; daughter, Lisa Morris Sturges and husband, Rick of Hookerton; grandchildren, Ashley Morris Godley and husband, Ryan of Washington, Matthew Ricker Sturges and wife, Maria of Winterville, and Katie Sturges of Snow Hill and her special friend, Dustin Snyder and his children, Ethan and Blaiden; sisters, Helen Roberson and husband, Clyde, and Sarah Head and husband, Larry, all of Hookerton; brother, Sam Johnson and wife, JoAnn of Hookerton; and a sister-in-law, Faye Keen of Maury.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 PM at the Morris residence, 1006 Morris BBQ Road, Hookerton.

A private graveside service will be held by the family where Margaret will be interred with her first husband, Bill.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hookerton UMC, PO Box 10, Hookerton, NC 28538. Online condolences at