donnamorrisDonna Jean Morris passed away September 29, 2021, following a courageous battle against breast cancer.

Donna Jean was born April 6, 1953, in Baltimore, MD to David and Doris Porter Cline. She was a graduate of Salisbury State University. She was a founding member of the H.L. Menchen Society in Baltimore and the Delmarva Jazz and Blues Society.

On May 5, 1979, she married Joseph W. Morris and they moved to Hurley, NM in 2004. Over the years Donna Jean excelled in several unique job settings. She was a licensed barber, supervisor in a tube manufacturing facility, worked in the fields for Jolly Green Giant Inc., worked at Enterprise Car Rental, Gopher Courier, Mis Amigo’s Pet Center and owned her own small cleaning business.

Her interests were as diverse as her work experiences. Donna Jean & Joe enjoyed traveling the country by car, visiting national and state parks along the way. She was very athletic and loved everything “outdoors”; she played on her college’s tennis team, loved swimming in the ocean, hiking, and she was a avid Pickleball player. Donna Jean was an accomplished classical guitarist, and was passionate about her years of volunteer work @ Paws Cause for the High Desert Humane Society.

Donna Jean is survived by Joseph, her husband of 42 years, her brother David A. Cline (Jean); nephew David P. Cline; niece Jennifer Hill; great niece Fallon Hill; stepsons James W. Morris (Jennifer); Andrew B. Morris (Nickie) and granddaughter Caroline Morris.

She was a wonderful wife, soul mate, and had many many friends. A Celebration of Donna Jean’s life will be held at a later date.

Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

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