Betty Morton, age 81 of Kell, died July 17 at Odin Health Care Center. Betty graduated from Raccoon Grade School and SCHS. She then attended Kaskaskia College and got her teaching degree from McKendree College. She was a teacher for 30 years in the Plainfield Public Schools.
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 20 at the Rogers Atkins Funeral Home at 1:30. Ray Tackett will officiate with burial at the Romine Prairie Cemetery in Kell. A Visitation will be held after 12:30 the day of the services. Memorials may be made to the Romine Prairie Cemetery.
She was born on February 20, 1938 in Jefferson County to Reed and Elma (Parkinson) Morton. She is survived by brother Eugene Morton of Kell and sister Mary Morton also of Kell. She was preceded in death by a brother Leonard Leroy Morton.