Russell Lee Morrison

July 9, 1946 ~ September 21, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Russell Morrison Obituary

Russell Lee Morrison was born on July 9, 1946 in Watonga, OK to Carl and Clydena "Hartsie" (Crain) Morrison.  He passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at his home in Watonga, OK at the age of 77.  Russell grew up in Hitchcock, OK and graduated from Watonga High School.  Russell worked at Hollytex Spinning Mill and later Opportunities, Inc.  He served as the Mayor for the city of Watonga and was a board member for Opportunities, Inc.  Russell was a caregiver to both of his parents and was loved by many in the community.  He was a lifelong member of the Hitchcock Methodist Church in Hitchcock.

Survivors include:  cousins, Lori Collins and husband Eddie of Denver, CO, Rita Blair of Sparta, GA

Russell was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Clydena "Hartsie" Morrison and his brother, Jim Morrison.

In lieu of flowers the family request memorial donations to Opportunities, Inc., 117 Russworm Drive, Watonga, OK 73772

Graveside Services: 2:00 PM, Sunday, September 24, 2023 at Watonga IOOF Cemetery,                  Watonga, OK

Officiating: Rev. Debbie Biehler

Burial: Watonga IOOF Cemetery, Watonga, OK services entrusted to Turner Funeral Home, Geary, Oklahoma.  Condolences may be sent to the family at,, or you can find us on (Turner Funeral Homes).

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Graveside Service
September 24, 2023

2:00 PM


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