Remembering Don Morrison

Don Morrison

Our covenant member, Don Morrison, died at his home on Friday morning, July 7, 2017. A service was held on Monday, July 10; see details in the obituary below.

Laurence Donald Morrison, 93, of Appomattox, Va., died Friday, July 7, 2017. He was the loving husband of the late Mary Morrison, who died in 1997.

Rev. Morrison was born Sunday, December 16, 1923 in Clarksville, Va., a son of the late Enoch Perego Morrison and Martha Jean Oslin Morrison. He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army during WWII. He was a minister of Disciples of Christ Christian Churches of Virginia for 20 years. He became a member of Church of the Covenant after his retirement.

He is survived by his children, Teresa Morrison (Raymond James Kessler, Jr.), Dana Morrison, and Betsy Morrison.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers.

A graveside service was held at Virginia Memorial Park, Forest, Virginia at 11:00 am on Monday, July 10, 2017.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Church of the Covenant, 4415 Boonsboro Rd, Lynchburg, Va. 24503.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, assisted the family. To send condolences, please visit

Don’s Equal Access letters and writings, 1980-2001, can be see here.