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Joshua Jarell Morrison

October 25, 1999 ~ August 19, 2021 (age 21)

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Specialist Joshua Morrison, age 21, of Stockbridge, Georgia; former resident of Dothan, Alabama passed away Thursday, August 19, 2021.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 2 PM at Gates of Heaven Cemetery.

Specialist Joshua Morrison was born on October 25, 1999, to the late Brenda Dawsey and Gary Williams, in Dothan, Alabama.  His mother relocated to Decatur, Georgia and after her passing, Joshua moved with his uncle and aunt to Stockbridge, Georgia.  He graduated from Woodland High School in May 2018.  Upon graduation, he enlisted in the United States Army in July 2018.  He completed (OSUT) Basic Training and AIT at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and graduated as a 12C Bridge Crew Member.  Afterwards, he served his first year in Seoul, Korea.  His next duty station was Fort Leonard Wood, 50th Multi-Role Bridge Company, 5th Engineer Battalion.

Joshua loved video games, baseball, basketball, and cars.  He was fun-loving and deeply devoted to his family.  He loved music, cooking, hydrophonics (growing his plants), high fashion, and was not too cool to be silly.  But most of all, he loved his twin brother and family.

Joshua was preceded in death by his mother: Brenda Morrison Dawsey; sister: Brittnay "Shugg" Dawsey; brother: Megal Dawsey; grandfather: Jack Lee Morrison; and uncle: Jack Morrison, Jr.

Left to cherish his memories are his father: Gary Williams; special uncle and aunt: Bernard and Joyce Morrison, who were his guardians after the passing of his mother; sister: Veronica LaShay Morrison; his twin: Joseph Morrison, with whom he shared an unbreakable bond; brother: O'Shawn Williams; grandmothers: Recy Morrison and Beverly Cato; uncle: Frank Morrison; aunts: Linda (Bobby Ray) Johnson, Anita (Larry) Calloway, Dora (Joe) Reynolds, and Maxine (George) Wimberly; special cousins, who reared as siblings: Ethan Morrison, Alexa Sykes, and Dana Christian; and a host of other relatives and friends.


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