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Al Roger Morton

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Al Roger Morton

LaFollette, TN

Al Roger Morton, age 81, of Knoxville, formerly of LaFollette passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018. He was a member of Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church and lifelong member of LaFollette United Methodist Church where he was a member of the Finance Committee and served as Chairman. Al worked 39 years for Peoples National Bank, now Peoples Bank of the South, serving as loan officer, Executive Vice President, and Board Member. He was the developer of Cove Norris Development on Norris Lake and owner of several businesses throughout the years. He was also a US Airforce veteran, a 1955 graduate of LaFollette High School and member of Campbell County Jaycee's. Preceded in death by parents, Ed and Carrie Morton; brothers, Joe, Ed, and Charles Morton


Wife of 53 years, Rosemary Rogers Morton

Daughters: Suzanne Morton Thomas (Rob)

Elaine Rogers Nelson (Jason)

Alison Janine Morton

Son: Christopher R. Morton

Grandchildren: McClayne, Keenan and Rhys Thomas

Abram and Georgia Grace Morton

Noah and Emma Nelson

Sister: Margaret Parrott

Several nieces and nephews

Funeral Service 3 PM Saturday at LaFollette United Methodist Church

Rev. Chris Moore officiating

Interment Beeler Cemetery in Speedwell to follow

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to E TN Children's Hospital, Development Office, PO Box 15010, Knoxville, TN 37901-5010

Family will receive friends 1 PM to 3 PM Saturday at LaFollette United Methodist Church

Condolences may be given online at
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel on Nov. 30, 2018
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