Venus Morris

October 3, 1955 ~ July 19, 2022 (age 66)


Venus Inez Morris was born October 3, 1955 to Addie Hutchinson Morris Nelson and Virgil Morris in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Venus was baptized at an early age at Calvary Baptist Church. She attended Fairbanks Elementary School, McLean Middle School and South High School.

Venus worked at Columbia Records and then worked as an Asbestos worker for 8 years; during that time she met her soulmate Edward Jacobs and later moved to Evansville, IN. She enjoyed fishing, attending to her garden and her pets.

Venus enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She always had a kind spirit and a good heart towards others. She was always full of joy and happiness. Venus kept a smile on her face no matter what got in her way. A “Bundle of Fun,” she knew how to make you laugh and always happy to see you. If you were ever in trouble, she would always let you know that she had your back. Venus would say, “I am carrying a Rock in a sock” and “I am on my way.” As she would end her day with you, she would end it by saying…“Love You All the Time.”

Venus Inez Morris passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 in Terre Haute, Indiana at the age of 66 years. Her memory will always remain in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. Venus was preceded in death by her parents, Virgil Morris and Addie Morris Nelson (Clarence Nelson); her son Antonio Wells; her brother Adrian Morris and sister Clarice Nelson; her “Rock” and soulmate for twenty-seven years Edward Clarence Jacobs.

She leaves to cherish her memory: her children, Angela Wells Brown of Terre Haute, IN, Shana Wells of Richmond, VA, Jerry Wells, II, Cyrus Mitchell (Samantha), Lavane Mitchell (Angela), Maron Mitchell, Sr. (Lacey) of Terre Haute, IN; Twenty-eight Grandchildren; twenty Great Grandchildren; seven brothers and three sisters: Virgil Morris (Shirl), Michael Morris (Janice) both of Terre Haute, IN; Kathleen Cook of Tuscaloosa, AL; Anthony Morris (Brenda) of Indianapolis, IN; Shelby Morris (Dorothy), Addie Morris both of Terre Haute, IN; Clarence Nelson (Jennifer) of Greenville, SC; Ersie “Rosie” Dodson (Dwayne), Major Nelson both of Stone Mountain, GA; Clarence K. Nelson of Seattle, WA; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Service will be held Friday, July 29, 2022 at 12 noon at Saints Home Church.  Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the church.  Arrangements were entrusted to Samaritan Funeral Home. Masks are strongly encouraged for your safety and the wellbeing of others.  Thank you for your cooperation.  

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