Obituaries

Obituaries

Evlyn Hillis Morton 1916 - 2005 Emporia

Services for Evlyn Hillis Morton, 88, Emporia, will be at 11 a.m. today at First Baptist Church in Emporia. Inurnment will be in Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Emporia.Mrs. Morton died Sunday, July 3, 2005, at Emporia Presbyterian Manor.She was born Aug. 7, 1916, in Reading, the daughter of George A. and Terssa Cox Hillis.Mrs. Morton was a homemaker. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Miriam Chapter 14 Order of the Eastern Star and the Breakfast Club.She married Wendell "Bud" Morton on Aug. 28, 1933, in Emporia. He died April 4, 2005.A son, Ronald Morton, also died earlier.Survivors include two sons, Robert Morton, Emporia, and Dean Morton, La Crosse, Wis.; a daughter, Deanna Bradley, Lawrence; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two stepgreat-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to the church, sent in care of Roberts-Blue-Barnett Funeral Home, 605 State St., Emporia 66801.