1/9/15 —– Henry Louis Morsette

Henry Louis Morsette, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Friday, December 26th, 2014 at Life Care Center at the age of 83.

Mr. Morsette was born in Batesville, Mississippi to the late Archie Joseph and Bessie Lee Downs Morsette.

He proudly served his country in the United States Army in the Korean Era and was a Combat Engineer with the Second Infantry Division. Mr. Morsette went on to work as a Lithographer with the Southern Publishing Association and was a member of the Tullahoma Seventh Day Adventist Church.

He loved his family dearly, and enjoyed making different wood patterns that his wife would later paint. He also enjoyed building bird houses and working in his yard. Mr. Morsette especially loved caring for his rose bushes. Every morning, he would pick a rose from his bush and have it waiting at the breakfast table for his wife Mary. He would also pack her lunch every day before she went to work and write her note, telling her to have a good day, that he loved her and he would see her when she got home.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Morsette is preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary Morsette; and one sister, Mary.

He is survived by two loving children, Henry Wayne Morsette and his wife Nancy of Tullahoma, and Brenda Morsette Wilson of Tullahoma; one brother, Eddie Morsette and his wife Nita; three grandchildren, Ryan and Joey Bulger, both of Colorado, and Erin Davis and her husband Bug of Tullahoma; two great-grandchildren, Dalton and Natalie Davis; three special nephews and niece, Mike Morsette and his wife Shawn, Robbie Morsette, and Bonnie Morsette; and a host of other nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 11:00am at the Tullahoma Seventh-day Adventist Church, 908 Cedar Lane, Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.veteran --- Flag 2