Mrs. Josephine Locke Morton, age 90, of Bell Buckle, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2012, after an extended illness.
Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday, November 28, 2012, at Green Meadow Church of Christ. Paul Elam will officiate, with burial to follow in the Morton Cemetery.
Visitation will be 11 AM until service time. The family will be present one hour prior to service.
She was born January 8, 1922, in Bedford County, to the late Everett and Bessie Rippy Locke. She was a homemaker and member of Green Meadow Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Shelbyville Police Officer Rufus Morton, in 2000, and a daughter, Mary Woodard
She is survived by five children, Leonard Locke, Sr. and his wife Sandra, Rufus H. Morton, and his wife Phoebe, JoAnna Butler, and her husband Nathan, Charles W. Morton, and his wife Freida, and Kimberly Sanford, and her husband Jimmy; 17 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Larry Woodard; numerous nieces and nephews.
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.