Kathleen "Kathy" Elaine Morton

June 30, 1958April 28, 2018

Kathleen "Kathy" Elaine Morton, 59, of Parkersburg, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Cedar Grove Assisted Living. Kathy was born June 30, 1958 in Parkersburg, WV to Voris Monroe and Betty Elaine Shaffer Morton. She worked for GE Plastics, formly Borg Warner for 29 years. Kathy was a member at St. Andrews United Methodist Church, where she served as Lay Leader. She was also a member of the WV Daughters of the American Revolution, past State Vice Regent, Col. Zackquill Morgan Chapter, past Chapter Regent, associate member of James Wood Chapter and Commodore Joshua Barney-John Eager Howard Chapter. Kathy served as a senior leader in the Children of the American Revolution; holding the positions of Honorary Senior State President of WV, Senior National Chaplin, Senior National Recording Secretary, Senior National Registrar, Senior National Vice President Mid-Southern Region and Honorary Senior National Vice President. Kathy will be deeply missed by her brothers Brian M. Morton of Fairfax, VA and Brooks A. Morton of Ellicott City, MD She was preceded in death by her parents. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10-11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Funeral Services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Sunset Memory Gardens.


  • Brian M. Morton, Brother
  • Brooks A. Morton, Brother
  • Voris Monroe Morton, Father
  • Betty Elaine (Shaffer) Morton, Mother


  • Visitation Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • Visitation Wednesday, May 2, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Kathleen "Kathy" Elaine Morton

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Samantha Shleser

May 7, 2018

On behalf of the Captain James Allen Chapter, I wish to send our sincere condolences to the members of the Col. Zackquill Morgan Chapter and to Kathy's family and friends.

Samantha Shleser, Vice Regent
Assoc. Member of the Col. Zackquill Morgan Chapter

Carolyn Crozier

May 6, 2018

On behalf of the Elizabeth Zane Chapter, I would like to send my sincere condolences to Kathy's friends, family and fellow WVDAR chapter members. She will certainly be missed.
Carolyn Crozier, Regent