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Morton

Services for Victoria Lynn Morton, 59, of Black Jack were held Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with burial in the Black Jack Cemetery. Rev. Jimmy

Muston officiated.

Mrs. Morton died Wednesday, Nov. 27, at her home in the Black Jack community.

She was born Jan. 26, 1954 in Ketchikan, Alaska, to Duane and Franette (Bryant) Vincent.

She and her family came to Rockdale where she attended school and graduated in 1972 from Rockdale High School.

Mrs. Morton then enrolled in Durham’s Business College in Austin and, after graduation, she worked for the University of Texas.

On Dec. 30, 2003, she married Kennard Lee Morton in Deanville.

Mrs. Morton made her home in Black Jack the past 10 years.

She enjoyed her Bible lessons with RHS Bible Group and Scripture Group, being a homemaker and quiet, peaceful times at home in the country.

She was preceded in death by her father, Duane Thomas Vincent, on Feb. 5, 2007, and a granddaughter, Victoria Azlynn Rayne Nelms, on June 11, 2011.

Survivors are her husband, Kennard Lee Morton of Black Jack; two sons, Trevor Nelms and wife Amanda of Burleson, Taylor Nelms and wife Nicole of Longview; two stepchildren, Kaleb Morton and wife Whitney of College Station, Nancy Albright and husband Justin of Caldwell; her mother, Franette Vincent of Cookville, Tennessee; two brothers, Dane Thomas Vincent of Sitka, Alaska, Donald Brummett and wife Karen of Italy, Texas; three sisters, Rhandi Jean Parish and husband Dave of Corpus Christi, Lori Dawn Stanfield and husband Kenny of Garland, Joni Sue Stone and husband Duane of Kotzebue, Alaska; and 10 grandchildren, Gabryella Nelms, Gage Ashford and Gavn Ashford of Burleson, Mason Nelms, Gianna Nelms and Londyn Reed of Longview, Lexi Albright and Lane Albright of Caldwell, Kaylynn Morton and Karter Morton of College Station.

Pal lbearer s were Kaleb Morton, Justin Albright, Dave Eubanks, Patrick Connor, Kelly Fisher and Corby Tuma.


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