Maggie Morris

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Maggie Morris

February 26, 2003 - March 04, 2019

Maggie Morris Maggie Lea Morris was born February 26, 2003 in Knoxville, Iowa the daughter of Dennis and Julie (Cook) Morris.
Maggie was raised in Knoxville until moving to Oskaloosa with her Father two years ago. She was currently a sophomore at Oskaloosa High School. Maggie was active in sports including swimming and golf, but her passion was softball. Maggie was a talented pitcher and pitched for many teams across the state of Iowa. Maggie's greatest asset in life and sports was the fact that she was an extremely motivated and determined person. She also had a strong work ethic on and off the field; she was a hostess at Wood Iron Grill and was interviewing for a second job. The most important thing in Maggie's life were her family and friends. She and her Dad shared a unique, inseparable bond; they were best friends. She had a contagious laugh, and a bright smile that lit up the room. Maggie always dreamed of working in the medical field one day, and loved to help others with any chance she got.
Maggie passed away due to unexpected medical complications on Monday, March 4, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics at the age of 16 years.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Nellie Robinson, Pamela Underwood and Charles Gilbert Cook.
Those left to cherish Maggie's memory include her parents, Dennis of Oskaloosa and Julie of Knoxville; sister, Emily of Indianola; grandparents: Wendell and Phyllis Robinson of Knoxville and Mark Morris of Wharton, Texas; uncle, Michael Cook of Chicago and many other family members and friends.

A Funeral Service for Maggie Morris, age 16 of Oskaloosa, will be held on Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Celebrate Church, in Knoxville, at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in the Graceland Cemetery in Knoxville. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Celebrate Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family to be designated at a later date. Bybee & Davis Funeral Home is handling arrangements and online condolences may be left at www.BertrandFuneralHomes.com.
Published on March 6, 2019
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2 posts

Esperance Cartwright
Mar 09, 2019
I never be even new Maggie but this really is sad.idk why these things happen. Fly high Angel may u rest in peace
Blake Baxter
Mar 06, 2019
I worked with Maggie at Wood Iron Grille. She always had a smile on her face, willing to help people out and so much more. She will be missed by all..