James Weldon Morrison

August 25, 1945 - July 10, 2021

James Morrison

James Weldon Morrison, 75, of Nederland, died Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Mid-Jefferson Extended Care Hospital. He was born August 25, 1945, in Nederland, to Verdie B. Smith Morrison and Starlin Green Morrison.

James was faithful member of First Baptist Church, Nederland. He enjoyed listening to southern gospel music, hunting, and catfishing. He also loved to cook for his family. Most of all, James was a loving grandfather that cherished the moments he got to spend with his grandchildren, especially, during any of their events such as baseball, basketball, softball, and choir performances.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Morrison; sons, Kenneth Morrison and Kevin Morrison and wife, Angela; mother-in-law, Lillian Morgan; grandchildren, Tyler Morrison, all of Nederland; Austin Morrison, of Groves; Kaitlyn Morrison; and Victoria Morrison, both of Nederland; sister, Lurlene Alexander and husband, Travis, of Beaumont; and brother, Dwain Morrison and wife, Martha, of Nederland.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Verdie and Starlin Morrison.

A gathering of Mr. Morrison’s family and friends will be 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 1911 Nederland Avenue, Nederland, Texas.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Broussard's Mortuary - Nederland
505 N 12th Street Nederland, TX 77627
Thursday, July 15, 2021
10:00 a.m.
Oak Bluff Memorial Park
618 Block Port Neches, TX 77651

Comments (5)

  • Deborah Crain

    16 July 2021 at 19:56 | #

    So sorry for your families loss. We met him playing volleyball at church. He was such a sweet man. You're in our thoughts and prayers.


  • Sue G Flores

    16 July 2021 at 14:34 | #

    So sorry to hear about James. We were neighbors for years . I always saw him at any school event the kids were in always a smile and hug.


  • Beth Massey

    15 July 2021 at 01:38 | #

    Carolyn, I am so very sorry for your huge loss. You both have always been the sweetest people on this earth. He will be missed. Love you to.


  • Sandy Brannan

    14 July 2021 at 14:55 | #

    Carolyn I am so sorry to hear about James. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers .
    Prayers and hugs


  • SANDRA Tanner Endaley

    13 July 2021 at 20:20 | #

    Such a wonderful husand, father, grandfather and friend. I have fond memories of James & Carolyn. I know he will be missed. Love and prayers, Sandra.


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