Sam P. Morton, age 71 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on September 16, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Morton was a farmer and recipient of the TN State Outstanding Young Farmer in 1972 and the Rotary Farmer Award in 1979; a Coffee County Commissioner for 12 years; Fire Chief of the New Union Volunteer Fire Department for 28 years; and a member of the New Union Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents, the late Omar and Margaret Morton; and sisters, Clara McCartney and Betty Stutler.
Sam is survived by his loving wife, Anna Rose Burnett Morton of Manchester, TN; son, Sammy P. Morton and his wife Amala of Manchester, TN; daughter, Angela M. Harris and her husband Kyle of Manchester, TN; two sisters, Esther Henning of Indiana and Linda Cole of Tennessee; a brother, Bill Morton and his wife Evelyn of Indiana; five grandchildren, Brett Harris, Dillon Harris, Abagayle Morton, Ashlynn Morton and Samuel Morton all of Manchester, TN; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday morning, September 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Central Funeral Home
Brother Charles Williams
Farrar Hill Cemetery
CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME in Charge of Arrangements.