Mary Melvina Morton

Published 5:17 pm Wednesday, June 1, 2022

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Mary Melvina Morton, 91 of Charlotte Court House, passed away on May 19 in Keysville. She was the daughter of the late James Terry and Esther Brown Terry.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Morton Jr.; her daughter, Ruby Mae Morton; two sisters, Ella Morton and Susie T. Lindsey and brother, James Terry.

She leaves to cherish her memory two children, Russell Morton III (Pauline) of Charlotte Court House and Mary M. Smith (George) of Victoria; two brothers, George Edward Terry Sr. and Joseph Henry Terry; one stepbrother, Albert Walker; five sisters-in-law, Florence Lockett, Lizzie Ann Terry, Gladys, Valarie and Rosa Morton; one brother-in-law, Robert D. Morton; grandchildren, Ronald, Jeffrey, Russell IV, Christopher G. Smith, Kenya J. Morton and Monica E. Jackson (Scott); 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.

A graveside service was held on Saturday, May 28, at 11 a.m., at St. Louis Baptist Church Cemetery in Charlotte Court House. Public viewing was on Friday, May 27, from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m., at the funeral home in Brookneal.

Arrangements were by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.