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Joseph Glen ‘Crappie King Joe’ Morton

Mr. Joseph Glen “Crappie King Joe” Morton of 2005 Link-Puryear Road, South Boston died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at The Woodview. He was born in Greensboro, N.C. on March 8, 1959 and was 52 years of age. He was the son of the late Floyd Morton Sr. and is survived by his mother, Clara Elizabeth Morton Thorn; and his wife, Patricia Mobley Morton. In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. Morton is survived by three sisters, Nancy Via of Winston-Salem, N.C., Dora Williams of Reidsville, N.C. and Cindy Byrd of Fayetteville, N.C.; one brother, Floyd Morton Jr. of Jamestown, N.C.; his dog, Blue; cats, Miss Priss and Otis.

In addition to his father, one sister Shirley Ann Morton; and two dogs, Kadi Bug and Crickett, also preceded Mr. Morton in death.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Those wishing to give memorials are asked to consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, P. O. Box 875, South Boston, VA 24592.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfunerals.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston.