Louie L. Morton, 96, Lenoir City, formerly of Birmingham, Ala., passed away July 11, 2013, at the Baptist Health Care Center. Louie was retired from Butler Manufacturing in Birmingham.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth Taylor Morton; parents, Rado and Laverne Morton; and sister, Jewel Sealy.
He is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. Randall and Melinda Morton of Lenoir City, and Donald and Betty Morton of Huntsville, Ala.; daughter, Shawn Morton and husband, Mark Buff, of Richmond, Va.; grandchildren, Wesley, Emily and Patrick; brother, Raymond Morton of Decatur, Ala.; brothers-in-law, Sherman Taylor and wife, Ruth, of Birmingham, Ala.; sister-in-law, Ruby Swords of Sharpsburg, Ga.; several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Special thanks to the staff at Baptist Health Care Center and Dr. Patel for his loving care.
The family received friends 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Click Funeral Home in Lenoir City. Funeral services followed at 3 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Smith officiating. Burial followed in Lakeview Cemetery. Full military honors were conferred by the Loudon County Veterans Honor Guard. Click Funeral Home, Lenoir City is in charge of arrangements. www.clickfuneralhome.com