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Sara Dianne Hilley Morris

January 1, 1955 — October 11, 2017

Sara "Dianne" Hilley Morris, 62, resident of 298 Morris Drive wife of John Oliver Morris passed away Wednesday Oct. 11, 2017 at 243 Noble Drive Abbeville.

Born on Elberton, Georgia she was a daughter of the late William "Bill" Hilley and Jennie Finley Hilley Purvis.

Dianne was a retired accounting manager. She was of the Pentecostal Holiness faith. Dianne had a deep love for her family and friends and she wanted to say a special good bye to a number of them. "Alissa & Sammira were very special to me and I loved them dearly but Nevaeh was my first grandchild and I loved her very much as she helped take care of me. Please follow God and be a good girl. A special good bye to Martha Alderson whom she raised in the home as one of her own. To Patricia Hill and her daughter Megan as they were very special to me, to Rev. Ray Massey and his wife Carolyn as they have been goods to me, to Pastor Willie McCurry and his wife Mary, to Martha McCord, Carolyn Elmore, Brenda Pruitt as I loved them all dearly, to John my beloved husband you have been my rock and have cared for me to the end and have loved me unconditionally I thank you and will love you forever".

Survivors include her beloved husband John Oliver Morris of the home; a daughter Sara Kay Blankenship; a brother John Steven Hilley (Belinda) Casselberry, FL; three granddaughters Nevaeh, Sammira, and Alissa; her loving cousins Patricia Hill and Megan (they were more like her sisters); sister-in-laws Jean Wilkie (Steve), Donna Bailey (Reid), and Gail Brite (Mike); brother-in-law Tommy Morris (Gayle); special friends Connie Coleman and Carolyn Elmore; and her ting dog P-Nut.

Funeral services will be conducted Sunday Oct. 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM with the Revs. Ray Massey and Willie McCurry officiating. The burial will follow in Melrose Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 3:00 until 4:00 PM at the funeral home prior to services.

Memorials in memory of Dianne may be made to a church of one's choice.


Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday, October 15, 2017
3:00 until 4:00 PM


Funeral Home
Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Sunday, October 15, 2017
4:00 PM


Melrose Cemetery
108 Hwy 71
Abbeville ,  SC  29620
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