AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The wife of Publisher William Morris the third has died.
Mary Sue Ellis Morris, affectionately known as Sissie, passed away yesterday.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years, three children, six grandchildren.

Mrs. Morris’ funeral will not be private but anyone attending will have to stay in or near their car. There will be no gathering of attendees allowed, and no one will be able to speak directly to the family under the circumstances. Plans are also in the works to live stream the service.

William S. “Billy” Morris III is founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Morris Communications Co. and publisher of The Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle.