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Lorraine (Fortune) Morton

October 31, 1930 ~ March 12, 2020 (age 89)




Lorraine Fortune Morton, age 89, of Kirkhaven Way, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020, at her residence.


Born October 31, 1930, in Montgomery County, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Gladys Frazier Fortune.  Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Buford Morton; one brother, Ishmael Fortune; one sister, Reva Arrasmith; and daughter-in-law, Donna Morton.


She is survived by three sons, Danny (Debbie) Morton, James A. “Jim” Morton, and Stewart         Morton, and one daughter, Cindy (Jeff) Clark, all of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Daren Morton, Matthew Morton, Brandi Shular, Ashley Mayberry, Whittney Martin, and Zachary Clark; six great grandchildren, Kayleigh Morton, Tyson Morton, Trey Mayberry, Anna Rose Mayberry, Sadie Martin, and Siler Martin.


Other survivors include two brothers, Howard (Bonnie) Fortune and Johnny (Donna) Fortune; one sister, Sarah (Everett) McGlothin, all of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews.


Mrs. Morton was a retired buyer for Maloney Enterprises in Mt. Sterling and was a member of the Gateway Christian Church. 


Funeral services will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Gateway Christian Church with Glenn Emery officiating.  Burial will follow in the Fortune Cemetery on Spencer Road.


Grandchildren served as pallbearers.


Visitation will be 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Gateway Christian Church in Mt. Sterling.


Arrangements are under the direction of Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals in Morehead.


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March 15, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gateway Christian Church
801 Winchester Road
Sterling, KY 40353

Funeral Service
March 16, 2020

10:30 AM
Gateway Christian Church
801 Winchester Road
Sterling, KY 40353

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