Jodi Lynn Morris

Jodi Lynn (Young) Morris, 44, of South Williamsport, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at her home surrounded by her family.

Born June 2, 1969, in Williamsport, she was a daughter of Albert and Carol Wise Young.

Jodi was a 1987 graduate of South Williamsport High School where she excelled in sports, and later in life was assistant coach of the girls tennis team.

Jodi graduated from Penn State University in 1991 with a degree in education. She was employed by Enterprise Rent-A-Car in the Philadelphia area for 14 years.

Jodi was an avid Seattle Seahawks and Penn State fan, but the biggest love of her life were her children. She was a member of South Williamsport United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her husband of 11 years, Jim Morris; her children, Maggie and Dan Morris; her mother, Carol Young, of South Williamsport; a sister, Lori (Ed) Childs, of Loyalsock Township; a brother Scott (Cherrie) of Terre Haute, Ind.; nieces and nephews Matt and Mike Emerick, Jonah, Peyton and Alison Young, and Caleb and Kaileigh Morris; mother- and father-in-law Joanne (Britt) Garrison and Jim (Liz) Morris; brother-in-law, Steve (Laura) Morris; and many special friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Albert Young, in 2010.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25, at South Williamsport United Methodist Church, 409 Main St., with her pastor Mark Brumbach officiating. There will be a viewing Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St.

Interment will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, Calif., 90266, or to a trust fund for her children, C/O Carol Young, 714 Fairmont Ave. South Williamsport, Pa., 17701.