Carnell Morton
Carnell Morton
BRADLEY -- Rev. Carnell Morton, 64, of 304 Marshall Avenue, husband of Julia Tolbert Morton, died on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the HospiceCare of the Piedmont. Born on January 29, 1950, he was the son Mable Norman and the late Henry White. He was reared in the home of the late Ben and Mattie Morton. He was a 1968 graduate of Brewer High School. He attended Piedmont Technical College, where he received a degree in Human Services and also attended Erskine Theological Seminary, where he received a degree in Biblical Counseling. He was a servant leader at the following churches, Ebenezer AME, Mt. Pleasant AME, Little Zion AME and Pine Grove AME (Callison)-Greenwood Circuit, Poplar Spring AME, Flat Rock AME, St. Peters AME (Abbeville), Tranquil AME, St. Peters AME (Cameron, SC) and currently Bethel AME (Anderson). He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Deacon Nelson Norman and a stepbrother, Joe L. Calhoun.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of the home for 44 years; five sons, Jerome (Lisa) Freeman, Revs. Reginald (Carnetta) Morton, Allen Wayne (Angela) Morton, Michael J. Morton and Marcus (Stephanie) Morton; his mother, Mable M. Norman; his mother-in-law, Evangelist Willie M. Williams; daughter-in-law, Paula James; two brothers-in-law, Marion (Regina) Williams, Minister Frank Williams; two sisters-in-law, Betty W. (Bill) Newson and Cheryl Calhoun; fourteen grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; god-daughters, Natasha Bennett-Moore, Whitney Nicholson, Jazmine Roundtree and Latrisha Harris; a colleague and special family friend, Tammy Mack; numerous aunts, uncles and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at the Mt. Zion AME P.L.E.A.D Center, conducted by Presiding Elder Judy Richardson. The body will be placed in the center at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make taxable donations to the P.L.E.A.D Center. The family is at the home. Online condolences may be sent to robson@nctv.com. Arrangements are being handled by Robinson & Son Mortuary, Inc.