Elizabeth Iris Sexton-Morrison

Elizabeth Iris Sexton-Morrison, 60, passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday, January 20th, 2019.  Elizabeth was born in Columbus Mississippi, and after a short time relocated to Fort Worth, Texas. She graduated from Southwest High School where she found her love of the theater. After high school, Elizabeth enrolled at ACU working under the direction of Dr. Fulks eventually she found herself furthering her training at TCC Northeast, under the direction of Stacy Schrowk. Elizabeth’s work was seen on many stages throughout North Texas including Circle Theatre, Theatre Arlington, Fort Worth Theatre, and Stage West. Two of her most favorite roles were as Louise in Gypsy and as Gillian in Bell Book and Candle. Eventually she became a co-founder of Scene Shop along side Steven McGaw and Les Hofheinz. Elizabeth passed along her many theatrical talents to her son Grant, who now plays music professionally, her love of the performing arts lives on through both her son and husband.  Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents M.l. and Charlene Sexton; nephew, Daniel Sexton; niece, Sydney Anne Sexton; and her brother, Marcus Sexton.  In lieu of flowers, Elizabeth would wish that donations be made to the Humane Society of North Texas.

SERVICE:  Celebration of life at A5A, February 2, 2019, from 3-5:00 p.m.

SURVIVORS: Husband, Rick Morrison; son, Grant Morrison; brother, Dan and wife, Wynelle Sexton; sister, Shawn and husband, Jim Linch; and many nieces and nephews.

 

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