- 81 years old
- Date of birth: Feb 23, 1930
- Date of passing: Sep 1, 2011
|Let the memory of James be with us forever|
James Taylor Morton, 81, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Thursday, September 1st at his home.
A native of Vance County, the son of the late Isreal Ashmond and Pearl Thornburg Morton. He was a member of Rehoboth United Methodist Church, retired from Granville County Schools and owner operator of Morton’s Nursery and Landscapping.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday, September 4th in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Danny Lovings and Rev. D.L. Page. Burial will be in Meadowview Memorial Park.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Virginia Champion Morton of the home, a son, Keith Taylor Morton of Oxford, a sister, Jaxie M. Smith of Thomasville and a brother, Roy C. Morton of Henderson. He was preceded in death by sisters, Faye M. Yeargin and Ann M. Longmire.
Visitation 7:00-8:30 PM Saturday evening, September 3rd at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home.
"God Bless you on your way...from a cousin who we never met. Descendants of James Morton (b1815)Person County NC."
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