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Mildred Irene (Brafford) Morris

September 4, 1939 ~ April 25, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old


Mildred Irene Brafford Morris, age 83, died at her home, on April 25, 2023. She was born September 4, 1939, in Chatham County, NC to the late Elmer Brafford and Curtis Roberson Brafford.

Irene is survived by her husband of 66 years, Clarence Morris, two sons, Ricky (Lisa) Morris, Randy (Debbie) Morris and one daughter, Ronda (Greg) Lemons, nine grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, one brother, Wayne Brafford, and three sisters, Alma Stevens, Virginia Morris and Kathy Clark. She was predeceased by her brothers, Willie Brafford and Eugene Brafford and her sister, Margie Johnson.

Irene worked for the Department of Social Services for Chatham County and then after retirement went to work with the US Postal Service as a rural mail carrier from which she also retired.  She loved to attend Bluegrass festivals and she had a passion for mowing the lawn on her riding lawn mower.

Visitation will be on Sunday, April 30, 2023, from 3 PM to 5PM at Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory.  The funeral service will be Monday, May 1, 2023, at 3 PM at Chatham United Methodist Church officiated by Rev. Danny Berrier and Dr. Welsey Thomas, with burial immediately following in the church cemetery.

Flowers are welcomed however; contributions can be made in her memory to Chatham United Methodist Church General Fund.

Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to serve the Morris family.



April 30, 2023

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Donaldson Funeral Home & Crematory
396 West Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

Funeral Service
May 1, 2023

3:00 PM
Chatham United Methodist Church Cemetery
1826 Chatham Church Road
Moncure, NC 27559


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