Transition: Irma Jean Morris (June 6, 1930-Sept. 17, 2017)

Friday, October 6, 2017

Irma Jean (Putman) Morris passed away September 17, 2017 at her home in Las Vegas, Nevada from complications related to Alzheimer's Disease. She was born June 6, 1930 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas to Lawrence and Ruby (Bohannon) Putman.

Irma was a graduate of the Class of 1948 at Eureka Springs High School. One month after graduation she married her high school sweetheart Don Morris. They made their home in Torrence, California where Irma worked for 20 years with the Torrence United School District. She studied painting and became an accomplished artist.


Her love for her family was the most important thing in her life, they came first.


She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and half-sister Lola Bolesworth.


She is survived by her daughter Lori Teafatiller (Kenny) of Lakewood, California, her son Dr. Gary Morris (April) of Las Vegas, Nevada, five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, her sister Barbara Butrick (Joe) of Bay Town, Texas, nieces, nephews, and a host of loving friends.


Services will be in Palos Verdes, California. In lieu of flowers, consider an act of kindness to make someone’s day. Irma would love that.