|Birth: ||Sep. 18, 1907|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 1992|
Married Feb. 2, 1929 to Mary Ellen Whitley
Father: George Washington Morton
Mother: Mary Florence Gibson
Samuel Leonard Morton
Bobby Joe Morton
Donald Ray Morton
SAMUEL TAPELTON MORTON, 85, 135 9th NW Street, died Saturday Oct. 17, at his home.
Services will be held at Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home at 4:00 p.m. Monday Oct. 19, with Dr. Wilbur Simmons officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery.
Sam was born in Stephens County to George Washington and Mary Florence Gibson Morton.
He attended schools at Ward's Chapel and Kanawha in Red River County. He married Mary Ellen Whitley on February 2, 1929.
Sam was a farmer and operated Morton's Conoco in Reno from 1959 until 1965. He did wood working for several years and was a Baptist.
Surviving are his wife; 3 sons, Samuel Leonard Morton of Burleson, Bobby Joe Morton of San Diego, CA and Donald Ray Morton of Chatham, Ontario, Canada; 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 3 step-grandchildren.
George Washington Morton (1877 - 1937)
Mary Florence Gibson Morton (1886 - 1953)
Mary Ellen "Maide" Whitley Morton (1910 - 2002)*
Samuel Tapelton Morton (1907 - 1992)
Hester Louise Morton Crews (1911 - 1939)*
George Lester Morton (1912 - 1980)*
James P "Jim" Morton (1914 - 1984)*
Red River County
Created by: Linda Moore
Record added: Jan 31, 2010
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