Bessie Lorene Linton

Bessie L. Linton, 80, passed away June 10, 2006. She was born Dec. 30, 1925 in Ponce de Leon, FL to Richard and Lela Commander Lewis.

Linton had been a resident of Walton County most of her life. She was Baptist by faith and a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and fishing.

Linton was predeceased by her father and mother; her husband, Louie H. Linton; one sister, Esther Odel, and one daughter, Dawn Linton.

Linton is survived by her son, Lonnie Linton, of Bruce, FL; two daughters, Janice Linton, of Bruce, FL, and Rita Morgan and husband, Tommy Morgan Sr., of Havannah, FL; one brother, Cletus Lewis of Berryville, WV; two grandchildren, Tommy Morgan Jr. and Gail Morgan Page; three great-
grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.

Funeral services were conducted, Monday, June 12, at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with Revs. Mike McVay, Josh Wynn, and Joel Glenn officiating.

Burial followed in the Euchee Valley Cemetery.

A special thank you to Council on Aging of DeFuniak Springs, Florida.

[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, June 15, 2006, Page 7-B]

[Burial: Euchee Valley Cemetery, Eucheeanna]