Dr. Doris Morton, PhD
1931 — 2021
Dr. Doris Louise Burns Morton, PhD, 90, was born June 21, 1931 in Aberdeen, MS to the union of the late Ada Eubanks Burns and Henry Burns. She departed this life Friday, October 1, 2021, at the North Mississippi Medical Center, Tupelo, MS. She was the last surviving member of the Burns household, which included her parents, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters. Dr. Morton accepted Christ as her personal savior and became a member of Saint Peter's UM Church, where her membership remained. She was very active in the Methodist Women's organization and sometimes played the piano. Doris graduated from Shivers-Vine High School as valedictorian of her class. She went on to graduate cum laude from...