Verdena E. Morris

Feb 2, 2020
Morris, Verdena news


11:00 AM on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Faith Assembly of God Church, 5112 Lafayette Rd., Elk Run Heights.


Visitation for an hour before services at the church.


Cremation following services with inurnment in Garden of Memories Cemetery, Waterloo, at a later date.


to the family


Verdena E. Morris, 88, of Evansdale, died Sunday, Feb. 2, at Pinnacle Specialty Care, Cedar Falls.

She was born Sept. 23, 1931, in Sumner to Lawrence and Martha Blaske Cosby. She married John Livingston and they divorced. Verdena later married Melvin H. Morris and they divorced.

Verdena was a waitress at the Colony Club in Waterloo for 25 years. She was a member of Faith Assembly of God Church, Elk Run Heights.

Survived by: three daughters, Gloria Livingston of Des Moines, Pam Deckard of Waterloo and Penny (Mike) Morenzetti of Potterville, Mich.; four sons, Ken (Mary Yanez) Livingston of Waterloo, Ron (Maricela Gonzalez) Livingston of Donna, Texas, Dale Livingston of Denver, Colo., and Larry Morris of Cedar Rapids; 15 grandchildren; and six-great grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: her parents; a son, Melvin H. Morris Jr.; two brothers, Hilmer “Pete” Cosby and Bud Cosby; and two sisters, Joan Buchholz and Beverly Kane.

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  1. Sandi Borwig | Feb 06, 2020
    So sorry for your loss.  Her and mom are probobly up there with all the other Colony Club people that have gone before. 

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