Jackie Don Morton

A memorial service and family gathering for Jackie Don Morton, 67, of Palestine and formerly of Mexia, will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, on Morton Lane in the Forest Glade area of Mexia.

Mr. Morton died Monday, Sept. 2, at Hospice of East Texas, in Tyler.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made in Mr. Morton’s name to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75701, phone 903-266-3400.