“Pete” Sarah Morton Hart – Obituary

By  | January 11, 2017 | Filed under: Obituaries, Peck Funeral Home

Funeral service for “Pete” Sarah Morton Hart, 91, will be Friday, January 13, 2017 at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church of Hartselle with Bro. Charles Shaddix officiating, Gary Long will present the eulogy and Peck Funeral Home directing. Her body will lie in state at the church, for one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Hartselle City Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, January 12, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Mrs. Hart died on Monday, January 9, 2017 at Decatur Morgan Hospital. She was born September 15, 1925, in Jefferson County to Richard Leonard Reid and Ethel Lezora (Mitchell) Reid. She was a faithful Christian and loved the Lord and served Him throughout her 60 + year membership at First Baptist Church of Hartselle, where she enjoyed Sr. Adult ministry, choir and traveling with the Senior Adults. Her servant heart reached into her community through membership with the American Legion Auxillary and volunteered at the Caring Place and Priceville Elementary School. She enjoyed playing bridge, square dancing and gardening. Pete was an avid sports fan and loved The Crimson Tide and the Atlanta Braves. Her greatest joy was family! Whether hosting 70 or more in her home for Thanksgiving or just visiting with a few of her children, nothing in this world made her happier. She was the owner of Morton T.V. and Appliance prior to retiring. She was preceded in death by her husbands: James Lonnie Morton and Willis L. Hart.

Survivors include:

Three Sons:
Greg Morton (Diana), Falkville, AL,
Conrad Morton (Lisa), Priceville, AL and
Ronny Morton (Regina), Collierville, TN

One Daughter:
Judy Tedford (Steve), Gulf Shores, AL

Two Brothers:
Alvin Reid (Lee), Wilsonville , AL and
Tommy Reid (Freeda), Adamsville, AL

One Sister:
Lucy Hill, Hope Hull, AL

8 Grandchildren

14 Great Grandchildren

a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Jonathan Morton, Terry Reid, Richard Reid, Joey Reid, Ryan Miller, Jay Morris. Matthew Soukup and Judy Tedford

Please make memorial donations to The Caring Place @ 1410 State Street NW, Hartselle, AL 35640.

Peck Funeral Home

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