Misty Retha Morton, 42, of Jackson, passed away unexpectedlly on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at her home in Jackson.
She was born August 19, 1974, in Cape Girardeau, to Ralph and Retha Volz Morton. She was a 1992 graduate of Jackson High School, and was employed at Modern Woodmen in Jackson.
She was member of First Baptist Church in Millersville, Missouri. She was a faithful Christian and had a special gift for witnessing and ministering to children and youth.
Loving survivors include her parents, Ralph and Retha Morton of Jackson; three siblings, Darlene (Noel) Jordan of Owensboro, Kentucky, Tammy (Andy) Stephens of Wingo, Kentucky, and Rusty (Kristy) Morton of Gardner, Kansas.
Misty was a proud and loving aunt to Lauren (Tyler) Hundley, Austin Stephens, Allison Morton, and Logan Stephens. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins; and dear friends, Brenda Houchins and Kelly Darby.
Visitation is Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Thursday, March 30, 2017, from 11 a.m. to service time, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.
The funeral is Thursday, March 30, 2017, at 1 p.m., at the funeral home, with the Revs. Bob Houchins, Don Estes, and Wavis Jordan officiating.
Burial will follow at Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to Shriner’s Hospital in St. Louis or Samaritan’s Purse (specifically for Operation Christmas Child).
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