Barbara Morris

Barbara Morris EMN-150119-100520001
Barbara Morris EMN-150119-100520001

Former Brigg Town Mayor Barbara Morris has died at the age of 84.

Her funeral was conducted at St John’s Church by the Rev Jeff Wilson and committal followed at Woodlands Crematorium in Scunthorpe.

Mrs Morris was Town Mayor in 1995-96 and again in 1998-99.

She also served as consort Mayoress to Coun Benn Nobbs in 2010-11. Coun Nobbs died in December.

Mrs Morris was involved in many local organisations in Brigg, including the evening Women’s Institute for which she had been President and was still a member at the time of her death.

While she was Town Mayor, she was instrumental in the setting up of the Angel Suite as a function room for the council.

She stood down from the Council in 2013.

Mrs Morris was born in 1930 and educated at Scunthorpe Grammar School and then Brigg Girls High School.

For a while she worked in Radio Rentals.

She was also a former member of Brigg Operatic Society, the Wold Singers and Brigg Luncheon Club.