The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


September 23, 2013

Janet Morton, 79, homemaker, resided in Albemarle

Sunday, September 22, 2013 — Janet H. Morton, 79, of Albemarle, passed away Friday, September 20, 2013, in Stanly Regional Medical Center.  

Her service was at 2 p.m. Monday, September 23, 2013, in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel, Albemarle, with Rev. Joe Smith officiating. Burial followed in Stanly Gardens of Memory, Albemarle. The family received friends from 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Stanly Funeral Home, prior to the hour of the service.  

Born June 25, 1934, in Stanly County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late John Thomas Helms and Jayvee Efird Helms.

She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith.  

Mrs. Morton was preceded in death by her husband, Tommy Jerrell Morton Sr., on September 16 and by her son, Tommy Jerrell Morton Jr., in 2002.  

She is survived by her nephew, Gene Hinson of Albemarle, and by special friend and canine companion, Dakota.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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