Lennie Marie Morton


Lennie Marie Morton

Services for Lennie Marie Morton, 79, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2008 in the Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel, with Bill Lumpkin officiating. Interment will follow in the Old Center Cemetery.

Mrs. Morton was born January 28, 1929, in Nacogdoches, Texas, and she passed away Saturday, May 17, 2008, at her residence.

Mrs. Morton was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was retired from the USDA, where she worked as an inspector. She enjoyed crocheting, playing bingo and being with her family.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Jerry Tarver of Lufkin; grandsons and their wives, Robert and Lyndia Tarver of Huntington; Curtis and Sheri Tarver and Doyle and Tisha Tarver, all of Lufkin; grandson, Brent Tarver of Lufkin; great-grandchildren, Latisha and Lee Tarver of Huntington, Samantha, C. J. and Casey Tarver of Lufkin, Doyle Jr. and Hunter Tarver of Lufkin and Cody Graig of Lufkin; great-great granddaugher, Acelynn Marie Soloman of Huntington; sister, Hazel Owens of Houston; and a number of other family members.

Mr. Morton was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Arthur Morton; parents, Florence (Willis) and Will Bridges; brother, Curtis Bridges; and sister, Burnice Morton.

Pallbearers will be Ray Tarver, T. J. Tarver, Tommy Jackson, David Mullins, Jason Butler and Dale Richardson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Thomas Jackson, Tom Henry Tarver and Matt Tarver.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home.

Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home, directors