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Barbara Jane Morton

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Barbara Jane Morton Obituary

Born on February 4,1928 in San Francisco, CA, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2017. Barbara was a resident of Yuba City for 50 years.

As the only child of Edward Charles Goethe and Dora Frances Meyers, Barbara is survived by her husband, Robert P. Morton; her children,

Perry E. Morton, David B. Morton, Jane A. Morton and Michael R. Morton and 10 grandchildren and 10 greatgrandchildren who will keep their loving memories of Grandma "B" forever.

Barbara graduated from Willows High School in 1946, continued on to Stephens College, Columbia, MO and Chico State, CA, receiving her teaching credential. She taught kindergarten in Chico and Willows where she incorporated her love of playing the piano.

In 1951 Barbara married Robert Morton. They shared a wonderful love and life together for 66 years. They enjoyed traveling abroad and shopping together. Her greatest love was her family. Her home was her pride

and joy embellished with unique items that she loved to shop for with friends. She also enjoyed making special needlepoint gifts for family.

In her spare time, she held various positions at the Children's Home Society In Willows, volunteered as a Pink Lady at Rideout Hospital in Marysville and raised funds for the . She especially enjoyed her lady friends who gathered once a month for lunch at different places.

A private family service was held on January 16, 2017 at Ullrey Memorial Chapel. Barbara's final resting place is Sierra View Memorial Park, Marysville, CA.

Barbara has requested that any donations in her memory be made to the .

The family expresses their sincere gratitude to all of the dedicated health professionals who provided loving care for Barbara at home, The Gardens, Rideout Hospital, Roseville Point and Sutter Roseville Hospital. Your care and guidance during this difficult time was priceless to her loved ones.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Jan. 20, 2017
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