Morris A. Mikell

Published 5:27 pm Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, at Quinn Temple Church of God in Christ, Monticello, Mississippi for Mr. Morris Adam Mikell, 52, who died Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, at Merit Health River Oaks Hospital in Flowood.

Elder Lonnie Lenoir officiated with interment following in the church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Morris Mikell was born to the late Elder Oscar and Mother Margaret Mikell in Monticello, Mississippi where he remained throughout his adult life. He attended school in Monticello and was a 1987 graduate of Monticello High School.

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He was a member of Quinn’s Temple Church of God in Christ and later moved his membership to Coleman Chapel Church of God in Christ in Silver Creek, where his father pastored.

He was musician at Coleman Chapel Church of God in Christ and Holiness Church of God in Christ, Silver Creek, Mississippi.

Mr. Morris occupations involved contracting for home remodeling, automobile mechanics and a builder of automobile speakers.

He is survived by his spouse, Felicia Mikell; daughter, Marissa Mikell of Byram; two sons, Isiah Mikell and Zachary Mikell both of Byram; stepson, Marcus Kees of Monticello; stepdaughter, Shayla Kees of Monticello; three brothers, James Bridges of Monticello; Stanley Bridges of Summit; and Steve (Tara) Mikell of Odessa, Texas; seven sisters, Sheila Cooper, Margartet Brown, Rita Davis, Sundria (Willie) Harness, Othella (JoLane) Magee and Juan Ford all of Monticello; and Phebe (Micheal) Thomas of Hattiesburg and many other relatives and friends.

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