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Monday, March 12, 2007

Martha Sue Morris, age 64, of Fort Scott, died Friday evening, March 9, 2007, at the Mercy Health Center. She was born March 30, 1942, in Nevada, Mo.,the daughter of Harry Robert and Lily Mae Irwin Shrewsbury. She attended Nevada High School. She married James Morris on January 28, 1980, in Kansas City, Mo. He preceded her in death on October 25, 1997. She was a waitress most of her life, retiring from Max's Way Station in 2004. She is survived by a daughter, Debra Sue Belcher, a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Brook Belcher and two grandsons, Steven M. and Darren Belcher all of Fort Scott. A sister, Hazel Scherzer of Uniontown, KS, and two nieces, Barbara Brown of Fort Scott, and Christina Snopak of Springfield, Mo. In addition to her husband, Jim, she was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Howard Shrewsbury. Graveside services for Martha Morris will be at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2007, at the Fort Scott National Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 13, 2007, at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home. Expressions of sympathy may be e-mailed to the family at expressions@konantz-cheney.com.