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Kenneth Preston Morris / October 09, 2017

Kenneth Preston Morris died Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017 at the age of 28. Born in Granville County, N.C., Sept. 7, 1989, he was the son of Carey Dean Morris and the late Robin Earline Kent Morris.

In addition to his father, Kenneth is survived by his children, Shyann Marie Morris, Olivia Mae Morris and Abel Lee Morris; a brother, Christopher Ryan Morris and wife, Kristen; a sister, Patricia Marie Morris; grandmother, Alice Mae Moore; and fiancee’, Cassandra Maree.

A funeral will be held Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 2 p.m. at North Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Doug Ballew and Rev. Norman Talley officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday from 12:30-2 p.m. and at other times at the home of his father, 1042 Wilborn Road, Virgilina.

Online condolences may be made at

The family is being served by Brooks Lyon Funeral and Cremation Services.

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