Mary “Maxine” Morton
“Maxine” Morton of Ruckersville, VA departed this
life on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at her home
surrounded by her family. Maxine was 89 years old.
Maxine is preceded in death by her parents, Mack
& Sarah Mildred Woodfolk Morton; two daughters,
Barbara & Sarah Morton; two sons, Michael & Melvin
Morton; a granddaughter, Latisha Bolden; four
sisters, Myrtle, Geraldine, Thelma & Edna; four
brothers, Henry, Elmer, Albert, & Jimmy; and her
beloved friend, Stark Williams.
Maxine leave to cherish her memories, one son,
McKee Morton of Ruckersville, one sister, Mamie
Bright of Madison; 12 Grandchildren, James(Connie),
Bruce (Janice),Sandy (Wesley) of Greene Co, Brien
(Felicia) of Charlottesville, Steve (Jennifer) of
Elkton, Lawrence (Sandy),Terry (Tammy), Keonette
(Harry), Chanel, Keyanna, Jonathan, all of Greene
County &Jay (Rosie) of Florida; 23
great-grandchildren & 8 great-great grandchildren, a
host of nieces, nephews and other family.
Maxine joined Bethany at an early age under S. E.
Barrett. She was a faithful member, and part of the
Missionary Ministry. She was educated in the Greene
Co. Schools, and later went on to be a “Short-order”
cook for the 29 Truck Stop for 40 plus years. She
retired from the Ramada Inn Hotel.
Early in life she enjoyed a good game of Bid Wiss
and watching the “Funny Cars” and the races before
settling down and spending much of her time at
church and area revivals. Maxine had a love for her
family and enjoyed cooking and raising us all even
to the very end.
The family would like to thank Dr. Brooke Bostic
and Medi Hospice and Simply Pam.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, July
25, 2015 at 11:00am at
Bethel Baptist Church,
16034 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville VA.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to
Interment will follow in
Bethel Baptist Church
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling