Lynda Diane Morton

December 20, 1944 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Lynda Morton Obituary

Lynda Diane (Asher) Morton, 78, passed away on Wednesday November 30, 2023, at Brickyard Healthcare in Tell City.

Born December 20, 1944, to the late Henry and Blanche (Knight) Asher. She was united in marriage on June 11, 1977, to Gary Morton. Lynda was a 1963 graduate of Triton Central High School and a graduate of Indiana Central College School of Nursing in 1965. She relocated to Evansville, IN in 1975. She was then employed by various oncology doctors including Dr. Senn, Dr. Lutz, Dr. Ed Fox and the other physicians making up Oncololgy Hemotology Associates. Her last position was working part-time at the Perry County Memorial Hospital oncology department.

Lynda was an accomplished singer. She sang with the Blue River Singers, Sisters in Song, Schweitzer Fest Musicals, as will as being a member of the Evangelical UCC choir for over 42 years. While a member at Evangelical UCC she served on the church council, music committee, taught Junior High Sunday school and helped with the Thanksgiving day lunch for over 20 years.

We would like to thank Dr. Thomas Waits for his years of compassionate care for Lynda. We would also like to thank Brickyard Healthcare and Heart to Heart Hospice for the quality care Lynda received during these last days.

Surviving are her husband Gary Morton of Tell City; her children, Jay Mohr of North Carolina and Erin Padgett of Hayesville, IN; stepsons, Brad Morton and Matt Morton; grandchildren, Ryan Braunecker, Jared Beard, Justin Beard, Kindal Mohr, Keri Mohr, Kyle Mohr, Amber McCarty, Leslie Morton, Samantha Morton, Alec Sollman, Cassidy Sollman, Elijah Padgett, Reese Morton and Hank Morton; great-grandchildren, Kinley Mohr and James Warren McCarty; siblings, Marilyn McDaniel and Betty Bryant.

Lynda was preceded in death by her parents; stepdaughter, Angela Beard; brothers, Henry “Sonny” Asher, Jr. and Donald “Bud” Asher.

A celebration of Life will be 2:00pm Saturday, December 9, 2023, at Evangelical UCC. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at a later date.

Visitation will be Friday, December 8, 2023, from 4:00 to 7:00pm at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Evangelical UCC Local Emergency Fund.

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December 8, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10 Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Celebration of Life
December 9, 2023

2:00 PM
Evangelical United Church of Christ (Tell City)


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