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Shirley Joan Morton

July 4, 1937 — April 1, 2022

Shirley Joan Morton

Shirley Joan Morton was called home to Jesus on April 1, 2022, and was surrounded by love at the time of her passing. 

Shirley was raised in the small town of Linn, Missouri where her family were founders of the Morton Funeral Home. 

As the youngest of 7 children, she is reunited in heaven with her parents, Clyde and Beulah (Bula) Morton, brothers and sisters in law, Vernon and Mary, David (Dick) and Claudine, Glendale (Corky) and Nancy, Bernard (Bernie), Larry and sister, Geraldine. 

Born on the 4th of July 1937, she was so proud to be an American and held our veterans in high regard.  She loved art, music and reading. 

Shirley is survived by her children, Brad White and wife Carol, Stacy Benton and husband Dallas, her grandchildren, Krystal and Robert White, Collin and Cody Benton and great grandchildren, Ava, Matthew and Samuel White.

Private family services will be held in Linn, MO. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) at:

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)

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