Frank Morton, 92 of Dumas, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 o'clock in the afternoon on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Morrison Memorial Chapel with Pastor Caden Cox, grandson and Associate Pastor of Temple Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Lieb Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 o'clock until 7 o'clock in the evening on Thursday at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Frank was born to James and Faye (Magnolia) Morton on October 10, 1924 in Dumas, TX. He married Jo Helen Wood on April 16, 1946 in Tucumcari, NM; she preceded him in death in 2008. Frank served his country in the United States Army Air Corps from 1943 until 1945 during World War II in Italy. He later moved back to Dumas where he ranched and cowboyed. He was also a member of the 6th and Meredith Church of Christ. Frank absolutely loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren, they were the apple of his eye.
In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by his parents; two brothers: Jim Bob Morton and Jack Morton; and sister Margueritte Bruscino.
He is survived by his daughters: JoAnn Green and husband Lance of Vernon and Sherry Robinett and husband John of Dumas; son: James Morton and wife Whitney of Pampa; nieces: Frances Bruscino, Mary Bruscino, and Debbie Morton; nephews: Michael Bruscino, Jimmy Bruscino and Boze Bruscino; grandchildren: Brandi, Kenna, Jennifer, Tandi, Micah, Austin, Caden and Kelsey; 24 great grandchildren; caregiver Lou.
The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to Memorial Hospice, 224 E 2nd, Dumas TX 79029.