Shirley Dean Morton
Shirley Dean Morton
  • January 31, 1935 - June 14, 2017
  • Rocheport, Missouri

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Shirley Dean Morton, 82, of Rocheport, MO passed away at Boone Hospital Center on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

Visitation will be on Friday, June 16, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Shirley was born on January 31, 1935 in Howard County, MO the daughter of Boyd and Lucille (Thornhill) Roberts who preceded her in death. She was married on August 3, 1951 in Columbia, MO to John Morton who preceded her in death on January 24, 2016. Shirley also enjoyed her flowers, gardening and spending time with her family and animals, especially dogs.

Survivors include, one son, David Morton (JoAnne) of Callao, MO; two daughters, Sandra Harrison (Jim) Rocheport, MO and Nancy Pipes (Jeff) of Rocheport, MO; four grandchildren, Jody Moss (Gary), Justin Belcher, Kyle Pipes (Annie Rose) and Johnny Pipes (Chelsie Bartley); and three great grandchildren, Jordan True, Jeannie Moss and Stetson Bartley. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Billy Roberts and an infant son, John William Jr.

Memorials are suggested to Katy Manor Nursing Home, 205 Prospect Ave, Pilot Grove, MO 65276 OR Central Missouri Humane Society, 616 Big Bear Blvd, Columbia, MO 65202.