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Obituary of Jessie Rebecca Morton

Jessie Rebecca Green Morton, age 95, of Troy died Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Bethany Woods Nursing & Rehab Center, Albemarle.

Mrs. Morton was born May 14, 1923 in Montgomery County, NC the daughter of the late Lacy F. Green and the late Julia Mills Green. Ms. Jessie as she was so lovingly known in the community, worked in the retail industry, retiring after many years from B.C. Moore's Clothing Store in Troy. She was a gifted seamstress and enjoyed sewing and quilting. Her greatest joy was keeping and caring for her grandchildren. She was very much a people person who enjoyed meeting and talking with others.

She is survived by one daughter: Brenda M. Johnson of Troy, NC; two sons: Roland Morton of Troy, NC and Herman Morton and wife Teresa of Troy, NC; four grandsons: Brian Johnson and wife Amy of Albemarle, Travis Morton and wife Summer of Troy, Matt Johnson and wife Sonya of Troy, and Aaron Morton of Troy; six great grand children and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Morton; six sisters: Stella Broome, Sadie Morton, Mary Helen Hoover, Kathleen Sweeney, Carolyn Green and Ardina Whitley; one brother Lacy (Buck) Green.

The family will receive friends Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 12:30 - 1:45 PM at Grace Memorial Baptist Church, 2649 NC Hwy. 134N, Troy, NC. A Funeral Service will follow at 2:00 PM with Rev. Arlen Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the Grace Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Grace Memorial Baptist Church, 2649 NC Hwy. 134N., Troy, NC, 27371.

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Pugh-Troy Funeral Home is serving the Morton family.