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William Bernard Morton

Mr. William Bernard Morton, affectionately known as “Bill Baby,” of Clover died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at Ivy Hall Nursing Home in Middle River, Md. at the age of 84.

Mr. Morton was born in South Boston Sept. 5, 1927 to the late Rev. Charles Lee Morton and Mrs. Glossie Pleasant Morton. He was married to the late Mrs. Mattie Lee Collins and was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church. 

Mr. Morton retired from Morgan State University after 33 years of service and was a United States Navy veteran.

Mr. Morton is survived by his children, Mr. Sam A. Morton and wife Carol of Hampton, Mr. Clement D. Morton and wife Elaine, Mr. Clinton A. Morton and wife Melissa and Ms. Pamela A. Morton, all of Baltimore, Md.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends. 

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Morton was preceded in death by one son, Mr. William L. Morton.

Funeral services for Mr. William Bernard Morton will be Saturday, June 30, at 1 p.m. at Bethel Grove Baptist Church in Clover. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Saturday.

Funeral arrangements are by Derrick Jones Funeral Home, Baltimore, Md. 

This is a courtesy announcement of Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.