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Reuben Gaskin Morton Dies at 77

Reuben Gaskin Morton Reuben Gaskin Morton of Whim Garden died on Feb. 14. He was 77 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Rose Morton; daughters: Helena Emmanuel, Claire Morton, Delreise Morton and Christine Archer; sons: Clive Morton, Lester Morton and Auslyn Matthew; grandchildren: Lynshell Peats, Kenyon Archer, Joey Emmanuel, Felicia Emmanuel, Hakima Matthew and Antonia Matthew; great-grandchildren: Shakur Peats, Jaiajah Peats and Kimoni Arthur; and sisters: Elaine Archibald and Catherine Morton.
He is also survived by brothers: Oliver Morton Sr. and Rufus Morton; nieces: Francis Rawlins Esq., Ardis Griggs, Mavis Gaskin, Sylvia Archibald, June James, Jennifer Archibald, Sharon Morton, Joycelyn Morton, Pamella Morton, Sarah Morton, Bernetta Morton and Joycelyn Julius; and nephews: Conrad Taylor, Walford Blanchette, Oliver Morton Jr., Calvin Morton, Bernard Archibald, Glen Archibald, Rev. Christopher Archibald, Dr. Lynford Morton, Steve Archibald and Joseph Bryan.
Other survivors include daughters-in-law: Pansy Morton and Rita Matthew; brother-in-law, Duric Mills; sisters-in-law: Jennifer Morton and Dora Morton; special friends: Cynthia Viola, Moses Keithly, Llewelyn Matthew, Henry Browne and Felicia Emmanuel; cousins and other relatives: the Gaskin family, the Estridge family and the Kelly family; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be tributes at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, at Friedensfeld Moravian Church, Midland. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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