Obituary of Hazel Stanley Morton
Hazel Lorene Stanley Morton, 86, departed this life May 20, 2020 at Heritage Green Assisted Living in Lynchburg, VA. She was the widow of James M. Morton Jr.
Born Dec. 8, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Floyd Dennis Stanley and Minnie Catherine Jones Woolridge. Hazel loved to read, exploring the world around her with the printed word, photos and postcards. Regardless of the trials she faced in life, she was steadfast in her faith in Christ. She also loved to sing, filling her home with songs - some of which we only knew through her voice.
She is survived by her children, Wanda K. Morton Cox (Gerald) of Evington, James M. Morton III (Connie) of Thaxton, Ricky L. Morton (Amy Boyd) of Lynchburg, and Dennis W. Morton (Cindi Mann) of Forest, as well as her sister, Catherine Whitten of Madison Heights and her brother, William (Billy) Woolridge of Madison Heights, seven grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren..
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Diuguid Waterlick Chapel with Rev. Dan Mason, officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 12:00 noon until the time of service. Burial will be in Fort Hill Memorial Park.
Diuguid Funeral Service, Waterlick Chapel (434-237-2722) is caring for the family.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Hazel Morton, please visit Tribute Store