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One year after disappearance, family plans vigil for Granville mom

Posted August 24, 2009 3:22 p.m. EDT
Updated August 24, 2009 3:38 p.m. EDT

— Family and friends of Kelly Currin Morris will gather Sept. 3 to offer prayers and memories of the Granville County mother. Morris was last seen at her Stem home one year ago on that date.

The next day, police found her car, keys, purse and cell phone in an undeveloped subdivision, shortly after firefighters responded to a fire at her home, 3220 Tump Wilkins Road. The Granville County sheriff has said her husband, Scott Morris, is a person of interest her disappearance. He has been a focus of multiple search warrants related to the case.

Her father Pat Currin has pushed to keep Kelly’s story alive. He and his wife, Juanita – Kelly Morris' stepmother – have searched relentlessly to find her.

"Kelly's got two small girls, 5 and 8 years old. They need to know where their mama is – obviously as bad or worse than we do," he said. "My determination is driven because of her children."

As the Currins search, authorities continue to look into what might have happened to her.

Organizers have planned a vigil for 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at Creedmoor Baptist Church daycare parking lot. More information is available by calling 919-812-2310 or by sending an e-mail to helpfindkelly@gmail.com.

Anyone with information on where Kelly Morris might be is asked to contact the Granville County Sheriff's Department at 919-693-3213 of Granville County Crime Stoppers at 919-693-3100.