Darlh Lee (Cornell) Morris, 87, of Indiana, died Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family after battling lymphoma for 17 years and pancreatic cancer for the last two years.
Born in Uledi on Dec. 5, 1931, she was the daughter of Floyd A. Cornell and Audrey (Wasson) Cornell.
She married the Rev. Eugene James Morris on Aug. 5, 1961; they were married for 58 years.
Darlh was a 1950 graduate of Brownsville Senior High School; she went on to attend Southern Wesleyan University and Meadville City Hospital School of Nursing. She also attended God’s Bible School & College in Cincinnati and the University of Cincinnati, where she received her master’s degree in education. She taught in a Cincinnati public school district for two years.
She was a member of the First Wesleyan Methodist Church, Indiana. In 1963, she and her husband, Eugene, started the Indiana Wesleyan School, which was the first school in the conference. Darlh was also the president of the Church Women’s Missionary Society.
In addition to her husband, Darlh is survived by her two children: David Eugene Morris, and his wife, Shelley, Missoula, Mont.; and Daniel William Morris, and his wife, Liza, Las Vegas. She will also be missed by her grandchildren: Justin K. Morris, Garrett N. Morris, Kegan L. Morris, Hannah F. Morris and Joshua E. Morris; her brother, the Rev. William Cornell and his wife Betty, Beyer; and her nieces and nephew: Debb, Darla and Mark.
Friends will be received Friday from 6 until 9 p.m. at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Indiana. Additional viewing will be at the Wesleyan Methodist Church at 12th and Church streets from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Her funeral will follow at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Ben Blowers will officiate. Burial will take place in the Zion Wesleyan Methodist Cemetery in Sandy Lake, Mercer County.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorial donations to be made to the Richard Laube Cancer Center, 100 Nolte Drive, Kittanning, PA 16201, or the hospice team with AsceraCare, 100 CTC Drive #110, Johnstown, PA 15904 for the outstanding care and love given to Darlh.
Online condolences may be offered by visiting www.rbfh.net.