Charles S. Morton

Charles S. Morton, 86, of Jacksboro, died Nov. 10. He was a member of the LaFollette United Methodist Church and retired from the LaFollette Post Office as Post Master after 42 years of service. He was also a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Jean Bartley Morton; parents, Edwin E. Morton Sr. and Carrie Lee Morton; brothers, Edwin Jr., Joe and Billy Morton; sister, Dorothy Morton.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Ann and Steve Hatmaker; grandchildren, Mark Hatmaker, Christa and Joshua Roberts; brother and sister-in-law, Al and Rosemary Morton; sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Carl Parrott; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were Nov. 13, with the Rev. Jeff Tallent officiating. Interment was in Fincastle Cemetery with military honors by the Campbell County Honor Guard.
Memorial donations may be given to the LaFollette United Methodist Sawing Circle Ministry, 808 E. Central Avenue, LaFollette, Tenn., 37766.
Cross-Smith Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Published in LaFollette Press on Nov. 15, 2012