Dorothy "Dot" Virginia Morrison

August 21, 1938 - March 30, 2021

Dorothy Morrison

Dorothy “Dot” Virginia Morrison, 82, of Beaumont, and most recently of Frisco, passed away March 30, 2021, at home surrounded by family and friends.

The daughter of Thomas Clifford Tudor and Dorothy Laura Tudor, Dot was born August 21, 1938 in Beaumont. Dot grew up in Beaumont graduating from South Park High School in 1956 where she was involved in Future Teachers Association, Drama Club, Choir, Honor Society and Melody Maids. Dot graduated from Lamar University where she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega and received her secondary education degree in 1959. Shortly after graduation, Dot married James “Jim” Wesley Morrison, Jr. and later moved to Dallas in 1960 where she taught school.  Dot and Jim joined Spring Valley Methodist Church teaching Sunday school, ushering and singing in the Choir.  

In 1970, the family moved back to Beaumont where Dot continued to teach school in SPISD and BISD.  She obtained her master’s in education from Lamar University in 1990. In Beaumont, Dot and Jim joined Trinity United Methodist Church, raising two boys and enjoying many friends and family.  Dot was an active member of Trinity United Methodist Church having served in the Choir until she moved to Frisco in 2019.

Dot’s been involved in various teacher associations through the years, Delta Kappa Gamma, Beaumont Association of Retired Teachers and PEO, a professional scholarship organization.  She also was a member of the Lamar Alumni Association and served on the board.

Survivors include her sons; James Wesley Morrison and wife Gina of Little Rock; and John Russell Morrison and wife Lori of Frisco; five grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Dot is preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Jim Morrison. 

Honorary pallbearers are the men and woman of the Hamaco Sunday school class of Trinity United Methodist Church.

The Morrison family would like to express their sincere love and appreciation to the many friends who gave their love and support to Dot and continue caring.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Boys Haven of America Inc., 3655 North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas 77713.

A gathering of Mrs. Morrison’s family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service to follow 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 10, 2021, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 3430 Harrison Avenue, Beaumont, under the direction of Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. Her interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Beaumont.  

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Gathering of Family and Friends
Trinity United Methodist Church
3430 Harrison Ave. Beaumont, TX 77706
Saturday, April 10, 2021
1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Funeral Service
Trinity United Methodist Church
3430 Harrison Ave. Beaumont, TX 77706
Saturday, April 10, 2021
2:00 p.m.
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
4955 Pine St Beaumont, TX 77703

Comments (10)

  • Kathy Turner

    13 April 2021 at 16:44 | #

    I have fond memories of Mrs Morrison from Trinity UMC choir and from her involvement with AXO at Lamar. What a lovely woman she was. Kathy Fitzgerald Turner


  • Nancy Hale

    09 April 2021 at 03:56 | #

    Dot and I were “double sisters”, both in P.E.O. and Delta Kappa Gamma. We have been friends for a long time. She was so loving and kind. I enjoyed the times we had together. I will really miss her.


  • Alice B Shub

    06 April 2021 at 00:44 | #

    Dotsy was so much fun to be positive, her beautiful smile just lit up any room. We'll miss her at Greenie Gatherings...she was indeed a very special lady.


  • Bonnie Madden

    03 April 2021 at 16:50 | #

    Good friend . Always enjoyed our conversations. /continue to miss seeing her.


  • eileen TINDALL

    01 April 2021 at 19:50 | #

    So sorry to read that Dot had passed away. I was a school volunteer and she was my assigned teacher that I worked with. Such a sweet and caring person, a joy to be around. My heart and prayers go out to family and friends, she will be missed by many.


  • Sandra Womack

    01 April 2021 at 16:57 | #

    What a sweet lady Ms. Dot was. Jim was my boss years ago at TE Moor and I got to know her. Before she moved to Frisco, I would see her at the Lamar football games. RIP Ms. Dot and I know you have enjoyed reuniting with Jim. Prayers for the family. Much love.


  • Ryan Blake House

    31 March 2021 at 22:00 | #

    I missed when she called for me to mow the grass. I never took payment this was my want ways to repay her for the unconditional love she gave me.
    Ryan House


  • Ryan Blake House

    31 March 2021 at 21:57 | #

    Dot was like a second mother me and I know she always prayed for me in times of need as well as countless others.
    Ryan House


  • Sally McDonald House

    31 March 2021 at 21:55 | #

    She will be dearly missed. My heart is heavy but I know we she is so I smile.
    Sally House


  • Sally McDonald House

    31 March 2021 at 21:53 | #

    Dot and I were best friends sense the age of fourteen. She was a true Christian lady and loved by all. I know beyond doubt she is at peace in heaven and I look forward to seeing her again one day.. I love her dearly. Sally House.


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