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Jack E. Morton, 74, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.
He was born Sept. 6, 1929, in Cape Girardeau, son of Jess and Zora Hodge Morton. He and Doris J. Jones were married Feb. 6, 1951, in Paragould, Ark.
Morton was a sheet metal worker with Local 36 in St. Louis, retiring in April 1976. He was a member of Maple United Methodist Church.
He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Lynn Morton of Jackson, Blaine Morton of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Friends may call at Cape County Memorial Park Mausoleum today from 9:30 a.m. until time of service.
The service will be at 10 a.m. today, with the Rev. Jim Cooper officiating. Entombment will be in the mausoleum.
Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.