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Updated: 12/26/2013 08:00:05AM

Paulette J. Morrison

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Paulette J. Morrison, 67, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at home.

She was born Oct.19, 1946, in St. Louis, Mo., to Bruce and Evelyn Holt.

Paulette has lived in Florida for the last 50 years, moving to Punta Gorda from Englewood, Fla. She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse and volunteered with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Paulette was a member of Friendship United Methodist Church in Punta Gorda, Order of the Eastern Star, and volunteered with the Order of the Rainbow, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts.

She is survived by her loving family, including her daughters, Victoria Lynn Cordes of King George, Va., Bridgette Veal of Lake Panasoffkee, Fla., and Gina Parker of Cimarron, Kan.; sons, Philip, David and Edsel Morrison, all of Punta Gorda, and Big David Morrison of Lake Panasoffkee; sisters, Bonnie Tidwell of Punta Gorda, Geri Holt of North Port, Fla., and Terri Help of Clear Lake, Minn; a brother, Paul Holt of Englewood; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Paulette was preceded in death by her husband, Edsel Morrison, who passed away in 2009; her parents; and brothers, Joe and Butch Holt.

Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013, at Roberson Funeral Home Punta Gorda Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Friendship United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dr. Bruce Antle will officiate. Entombment will follow at Royal Palm Memorial Gardens in Punta Gorda.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Friendship United Methodist Church, 12275 Paramount Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33955; or Relay for Rife Team Conway Professional, via Friends may visit online at to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family.

Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home Punta Gorda Chapel.

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