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Constance Y. Morris

June 4, 1968 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 55) 55 Years Old

Constance Y. Morris Obituary

Constance Yvette Morris, also known as “Connie”, was born June 4, 1968, to Eddie R. Winston, Jr., and her mother, the late Jacqueline E. Taylor Wilkerson Morris. Connie departed this life on Thursday, January 25, 2024. Connie was born and raised in Ashland, Virginia, graduating from Patrick Henry High School in 1988. She attended J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College and Virginia State University.

She began her career in retail. She then worked at a daycare for toddlers and infants and was later employed by the Hanover County Public School System as a bus monitor for four years. She had strong faith in GOD. She loved her church, her pastor, and its members. She always said, “GOD will make a way.”

Connie enjoyed reading, listening to music, and talking with family and friends. She had a very special group of ladies that she would refer to as her “ladybugs”, these ladies: Pearl Davis, Willie Mae Drumgole, Geneva Fountain, Doris Nowlin, Elnora Timberlake, and Yvonne Wright held a very special place in her heart. Over the years she also developed a close relationship with many friends including Shirlene A. Bruce, Gladys Cooper, Rev. Belinda Cosby, Michelle T. Davis, Susie Jackson, Rev. Dr. John Kinney, Grace Washington, and Mae Winston.

Connie Truly believed in family. Life to her meant being around family and friends. She had very fond memories of being with her family, growing up with her brothers, sisters, nieces, and nephews, in Ashland on Snead Street, where she lived at her grandmother’s home. She enjoyed talking on the phone with her cousin, Latonya Ruth, and her sister, Rochelle Winston-Tutwiler. Two of her favorite places were being at home in her apartment and with her brother, Keith. She always had a smile for everyone. She had a winning smile. If she smiled at you, you couldn’t help but smile.

Connie was preceded in death by her mother, Jacqueline E. Taylor Wilkerson Morris; stepfather, Richard Morris; her brothers, Richard and Anthony Wilkerson, and Eddie Winston, III; grandparents, Marie Taylor, Eddie R. Winston, and Emily Winston; her aunt, Dorothy M. Ruth, and her Uncle Walter C. Ruth.

Connie leaves to celebrate her life and legacy, her father, Eddie Winston, Jr.; stepmother, Lunda Winston; her brothers, Keith and Ronald Wilkerson, Kim, Wayne, and Robbie Morris; her sisters, Gail Wilkerson, and Rochelle Winston-Tutwiler; three aunts, Carlean T. Moody (Clifton), and Patricia Wilkerson (June (dec.)); three uncles, Carl Spencer (Shelia), David Winston (Maggie), William Winston, Sr. (Rosemary), and other countless cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Friday, February 2, 2024 at Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service - East Chapel, 5008 Nine Mile Rd., Richmond, VA.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at Trinity Baptist Church, 2811 Fendall Avenue,  Richmond, VA.

Interment will follow at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, 106 S. James St., Ashland, VA.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
February 2, 2024

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Wilson & Associates' Funeral Service (East Chapel)
5008 NINE MILE ROAD
RICHMOND, VA 23223

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 3, 2024

2:00 PM
Trinity Baptist Church (Fendall Avenue, Richmond, VA)

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
February 3, 2024

Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery (VA)

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