Morgan Leeann Mize

Morgan Leeann Mize
October 1, 1997 - April 24, 2016

Services for Morgan Mize will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at Hilliard Funeral Home with Bro. Wesley Ward and Bro. Vernis Stanaland officiating. A graveside service will follow at Providence Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening at Hilliard Funeral Home, Van.

Morgan Leeann Mize was born October 1, 1997 in Sulphur Springs, Texas and she went to be with our God in Heaven on April 24, 2016 at the young age of 18. She loved watching Barney. Rett Syndrome may have won over her body, but it didn't win over her spirit.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Christopher Mize; grandfather, Ray Armstrong; and uncle, Larry Armstrong.

Survivors include her parents, Edie & Lonny Lee of Van and Jeff Mize & Francis Murillo of Tyler; sister, Sophia Mize of Tyler; step-sister, Bridget Lee of Van; step-brother, Heath Lee of Van; grandparents, Frankie Armstrong of Grand Saline and Dale & Wilma Mize of Lindale; nephew, Gage Roussel; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Pallbearers will be Steve Mize, Jimmy Armstrong, John Russell, Steven McCartney, Corey Smith and Todd Kivett. Brandon Dodd and Bill Hullum will serve as honorary pallbearers.

If desired, memorials may be made in Morgan's honor to Rettsyndrome.org, P.O. Box 706143, Cincinnati, OH 45270-6143.