Ronnie Alonzo Morse

Ronnie Alonzo Morse, age 67 of Gladys went home to be with his Lord Saturday, July 6, 2019, at Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital.  

Born June 4, 1952, in Greenwood, SC, he was a son of the late Mitchell Morse and Hassie Adams Morse.  He was predeceased by two brothers, Larry Morse and Jerry Morse; and one sister, Carolyn Moss.  Ronnie attended Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church where he enjoyed playing his guitar and singing.  Mr. Morse retired from BGF Industries in Altavista.  He loved spending time with his family; and he enjoyed fishing and watching golf and football on TV.    

He is survived  by his wife of 33 years, Doris Morse of the residence; one son, Steve Dawson (Dawn) of Gretna; three daughters, Shannon Furlong (Matt) of Ninety Six, SC, Jennifer Cockrell of Ninety Six, SC, and Susan Hillsman (Barry) of Dalzell, SC; one brother, Terry Morse of Ware Shoals, SC; one sister, Donna Rodgers (Terry) of Ninety Six, SC; twelve grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.     

Funeral services were conducted 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church by Rev. Brad Hendrix, Rev. Boyd Osborne, Rev. Mike Spence, and Randolph Coffey.  Burial followed in the church cemetery.    

The family received friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Colbert-Moran Funeral Home and other times were at the residence.  

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Bethel Pentecostal Holiness Church Men’s Ministries, 2635 Tabor Road, Gladys, VA 24554.

Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna, assisted the family.  Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting