Whitesburg KY

Morton rites set

Dempsey Morton Sr., 68, died August 9, at his home at Thornton.

He was a son of the late Millard Morton and Clare Hall Gilley.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Ann Joseph Morton; two sons, Dempsey Morton Jr. of Hazard, and Christopher Brian Morton of Thornton; a daughter, Wanda Sue Taylor of Bean Station, Tenn.; three brothers, Jimmy Morton of Cincinnati, Oh., Elmo Morton of Loraine, Oh., and Donnie Morton of Thornton; two stepchildren, nine grandchildren, and six greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday), August 12, at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Hall Cemetery at Thornton.

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