Graveside service for Morris Presley was held Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 3 p.m. at Eastlawn Cemetery with Rev. Jackie Barker and Dr. Wayne Hill officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Mr. Presley , 80, of Philadelphia, died Thursday, July 11, 2019.


He was a native of Ellison Ridge Community of Winston County and a longtime resident of Jackson, MS.  He moved to Neshoba County in the late 80’s.  Mr. Presley was a member of Mt. Nelson Baptist Church and former member and past president of West Jackson Exchange Club and Moose Lodge 1426 of West Jackson.


Survivors include wife Martha Presley; son, David Presley; daughter, Denise Gray; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.


Mr. Presley was preceded in death by his son, Aaron Presley; parents, Everett and Minnie Mae Presley; siblings, Johnny Presley, Bonnie Waddell and Syble Ferguson.