Emily Rollins Morrissey passed away at home peacefully March 18, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Lake City, South Carolina, Emily and her husbandFrank have called St. Marys, Georgia home for the past 15 years.
Emily was preceded in death by her father, William G. Rollins, and mother, Anne G. Rollins. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Frank D. Morrissey of St. Marys, Georgia; daughter, Fran Skipper (Phillip), and son, Bo Morrissey (Molly) of Franklin, Tennessee; sister, Susan Herndon (Warren) of Lexington, South Carolina. She leaves behind four beautiful grandchildren who affectionately called her Meme; Lucy and Reynolds Skipper and Blakely and Libby Morrissey. Also surviving are her brothers and sister-in-law, John, Patrick, Michael, and Angie Morrissey.
Emily graduated in education from The College of Charleston and was a member of the Tri Delta sorority. She received a Masters degree in speech pathology. Over the years she helped hundreds of children through speech therapy and had a passion and life long commitment to education. Emily will be remembered for being a great servant to her church and community through Stephen Ministry, singing in the church choir, and treating everyone she met with a loving heart.
A memorial service was held at First Presbyterian Church in St. Marys, Georgia on March 21, 2018. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway, Brunswick, GA 31525.