Mr. Alvin Ray Morrison, 51, of Rocky Face, departed this life on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, at Chatsworth Health Care Center with his children at his side.
Alvin was born June 19, 1962, in Ringgold. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Crider.
He is survived by his father, A.V. Morrison of Dalton; daughters and sons-in-law, Tanya and Tommy Newby of Rocky Face, Dana and Chuck Knight of Dalton, Terri Stinnett of Athens, Tenn., Jennifer Morrison of Dalton, Serria Davis of Chatsworth; sons, Christopher Morrison of Resaca, Brent Carter of Dalton; brothers, Scotty Morrison of Cullman, Ala., Charlie Morrison of LaFayette; sisters, Christy Lanning of South Carolina, Donna Stratton of Oklahoma; 14 grandchildren.
Graveside services to celebrate the life of Mr. Alvin Ray Morrison will be Monday at 1 p.m. from Whitfield Memorial Gardens with Danny Thomas officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.
Arrangements are by locally owned and operated Ponders Funeral Homes, Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.