2012-11-15 / Obituaries


Funeral service for Winifred Cleiland Morton, resident of Montgomery, AL and former resident of Jackson, AL, was conducted November 18 in the chapel of Lathan Funeral Home. Internment was at Pine Crest Cemetery. Dr. Russell Dean, son-in-law of Mrs. Morton, was the officiating minister.

A devoted mother and homemaker, Mrs. Morton died at the home of her daughter. She was a graduate of the University of Montevallo, a former teacher at Harper Middle School, a former member and Sunday School teacher of First Baptist Church of Jackson, and member of First Baptist Church of Montgomery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Morton, Jr and is survived by three daughters: Donna (Joe D.) McClinton and Amy (Russell) Dean of Montgomery, AL. and Mitzi (Marshall) Winters of Auburn, AL; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.

Active Pallbearers included Sam Dean of Hazel Green, AL, Benjamin Dean of Gadsden, AL, Wyatt and Spencer Winters of Auburn, AL, Barry Harvill and Andrew Wingard of Birmingham, AL, Lawton Webb of Montgomery, AL, and Devin Murray of Helena, AL; all grandsons and grandsons-in-law of Mrs. Morton. An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.


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