Betty Jo Morton, 85

Betty Jo Morton, 85 of Regina, KY passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021 at her residence. She was a homemaker and a member of the Baptist Faith. Betty was born April 12, 1936 at Virgie, KY to the late Joe Damron & Pearl Meadows Damron. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Truman Joel Morton, a son, David Morton and siblings, Jackie, Bobby, Gladys, Nancy, & Barbara Sue. Betty is survived by four sons, Ricky (JoAnn) Morton of Regina, KY, Eddie “Tiny” (Trena) Morton & Randy (Brenda) Morton both of Elkhorn City, KY and Robert (Mary) Morton of Sycamore, KY; three daughters, Debra Morton of Brushy, KY, Diana Morton of Shelby Gap, KY & Jenny Wallace of Regina, KY; and daughter-in-law, Lou Morton. She is also survived by fourteen grandchildren, Billy Joe Morton, Kathy Jo Adkins, Kevin Compton, Brian Compton, Joey Epling, Gary Collins, Kimberly Walker, Ashley Johnson, Telisah Bentley, Jason Wallace, Rachel Lynn Hackney, Matthew Morton, Samantha Prater & Faith Fleming; and twenty-one great-grandchildren, Angel McClanahan, Gunner Rick Morton, Hannah Noel Grace Thacker, Riley Collins, Lanna Collins, Ashley Ratliff, Joshua Ratliff, Katie Ratliff, Keaton Dean Bentley, Emelia Lynn Bentley, MaKinley Faye Bentley, Amber Lynn Wallace, Abigal Grace Wallace, Quentin Mark Wallace, Jenna Kate Hackney, Emma Grace Hackney, Kalum Mykell Fernandez, Dakota Yates, Brooke Yates, Graclyn Prater & Emma Prater. She is also survived by one sister, Bonnie June Thacker and one brother, Don Lee (Betty) Damron. Visitation will be from 6-10PM Monday, July 12, 2021 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with a service at 7PM. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 1PM from the chapel with Edgar Sanders, Bill Conley, Mike Taylor and others officiating. Burial will follow at Dow Brooks Cemetery, Draffin, KY.


  1. scott& cheryl brady says

    jenny and family we are praying for each and every one of yall may GOD wrap his loving arm’s around all of yall and comfort yall during these hard time

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