Warren Harding Morton, Jr

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Warren Harding Morton, Jr

  • Birth 5 Apr 1951 Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 3 Apr 2008 Overland Park, Johnson County, Kansas, USA
  • Burial Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 26099162

Warren Harding Morton Jr.

Warren Harding Morton Jr. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Warren Harding Morton Jr., 57, of Kansas City, Mo., formerly of Parsons, died on Thursday, April 3, 2008, at Indian Meadows Nursing Home in Overland Park. He was born in Parsons on April 5, 1951, to Warren Harding Sr. and Margaret Morton. His father preceded him in death. He was educated in the Parsons public school system, graduating from Parsons High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in June 1968. He was honorably discharged in December 1970. He later attended Pittsburg State University, graduating in 1975 with a degree in recreational management and a minor in psychology. In 1990 he was employed with the state of Illinois as a child welfare specialist and maintained this position until his health began to fail. Survivors include a son, Tempree Hayes "Kai" of Kansas City, Mo.; his mother, Magaret Morton of Parsons; three grandsons; two brothers, Carl Morton of Parsons and Henry Morton of Topeka; and five sisters, Sharon Nearn of Florida, Lavern McDowell of Allentown, Pa., Andrea Hoifington, Kristi Guinn, both of Parsons, and Carol Akins of Irving, Texas. Th service will be at noon Saturday at Brown Chapel AME Church in Parsons, where family will receive friends starting at 10 a.m. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Elite Funeral Chapel, 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery.
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  • Created by: Alice Marie Schettler
  • Added: 17 Apr 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26099162
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Warren Harding Morton, Jr (5 Apr 1951–3 Apr 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26099162, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Parsons, Labette County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Alice Marie Schettler (contributor 46964864) .