Retha Morton

NORTH AUGUSTA, S. C. – Mrs. Retha Bell Morton, of Murrah Road, entered into rest April 28, 2014. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, May 2, 2014 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Arthur L. Kemp officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Morton, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church where she served on the usher ministry, deaconess ministry and culinary ministry. She was also a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Mims Chapter 10 and the Heroine of Jericho, Simmons Court 518.

Survivors include a daughter, Maxine (Larry) Jefferson; a son, David Morton, Jr.; a sister, Juanita Curry; granddaughter, Felicia Parks; great granddaughter, Kayla Dorn; step grandsons, Everett Leon Price and Larry Jefferson, Jr.; a host of other relatives and friends.

Friends may call her residence or after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, S.C.