Jackie Bryan Morton, 82, of Flintstone, passed away on Monday, October 8, 2018 in a local hospital.
Mr. Morton was a native of Chattanooga but had spent the greater part of his life in the Flintstone area and was a graduate of Kirkman High School. He retired from Coors/3M Corporation following 44 years of service, served eight years in the Naval Reserve, and attended the Church of the Nazarene and Elizabeth Lee United Methodist Church. Mr. Morton enjoyed woodworking, fishing and spending time with his family, and was preceded in death by his parents, T.R. & Irene Hood, grandmother, Fannie Bond, and grandson, Tyler Morton.
Survivors include his loving wife of 63 years, Dorothy Jean Massey Morton; sons and daughters-in-law, Rick & Susan Morton, and Darrell & Melanie Morton; grandchildren, Janel Morton, Beth (Josh) Elleman, Missy (Cody) Lee, Kyle & Ryley Morton; eight great-grandchildren.
Please share expressions of sympathy at lane-southcrestchapel.com. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital at stjude.org.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 12:00 noon at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South with Pastor Joe Brown officiating.
The family will receive friends Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.