John Thomas Morris, ,81, of Buna, Texas died Thursday, July 4, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at First Baptist Church in Buna with burial and Military Honors at Antioch Cemetery under the direction of Adams EE Stringer Funeral Home in Buna. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. Friday at the church. Born April 3, 1932 in Geneve, Texas to Floyd Robert Morris and Ether Earlen (Walton) Morris, he had lived in Buna since 1965 and was a retired operator in the powerhouse of Temple-Inland paper mill in Evadale. He was also a U.S. Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his wife, Florene “Flo” Morris; son, Rob Morris & Bev; daughters, Pam Bridges & Gary and Toby Euton & Bob; sister, Ledah Freidkin; 7 grandchildren, Jonathan Austin, Ledah Kelley & Travis, Blake Morris, Ryan Morris, Dylan Morris, Tina Fluker, and Mike Fluker, Jr.; 8 great grandchildren, Alanah Austin, Kenedy Austin, Aedan Kelley, Elijah Kelley, Haley Brungardt, Magen Brungardt, Riley Fluker, and Tristian Armstrong.