(BYNUM) The funeral for Grady "Pate" Morrison, 84, of Bynum will be Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel in Wedowee with the Rev. Brett Hogland, Grady Morrison and Don Gay officiating. Burial will follow at Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery, Newell.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday before services.
Mr. Morrison passed away Wednesday, May 8, at his residence.
A Wedowee native, Mr. Morrison was born Oct. 21, 1934, the son of Grady P. and Hattie Braden Morrison. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church. He was the founder and president of the transportation company GSTRS Inc.
Survivors include his wife, Wylene Shoffeitt Morrison of Bynum; daughter, Susan Morris (Opie) of Tuscaloosa; three sons, Garey Morrison (Patty), Steve Morrison (Dana) and Tony Morrison (Vickie), all of Trussville; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two sisters, Georgia Ellen Hendon of Lineville and Elizabeth Cole of Gadsden; and brother, Braden Morrison of Lineville. Mr. Morrison was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.
Pallbearers will be Bo Morrison, Andy Morrison, Grady Morrison, Alex Morris, John Patrick Morrison, Jacob Morris and Austin Hughston.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.
Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.