Almira R. Morton – Crawford County Now

By June 24, 2022 10:06 a.m.

Almira R. Morton, 86, of Galion, Ohio, died Saturday, June 18, 2022 at Inspirations of Florence Senior Living in Florence, Kentucky of complications from Alzheimer’s disease.

She was born on July 19, 1935 in Cleveland, Ohio and was the daughter of Leonard and Eliza (Allford) Payne. Almira married Eugene L. Morton on December 23, 1978 and he predeceased her after 27 years of marriage on July 26, 2006.

Almira worked at the former PECO II at Galion as an assembler and prior to that she worked at the former ITT North Electric, Galion Community Hospital, Shelby Tubing and United Church Directories. She attended Real Life Nazarene Church in Galion.

Almira is survived by her sons, James Dye and John (Leslie) Dye of Marion, Ohio; daughter, Diane (Donald) Sheffer of Burlington, Kentucky; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and two sisters, Linda McLain of Surfside Beach, South Carolina and Sharon Freyman of Galion.

In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Darlene Brown; daughter-in-law, Jill Morton and three sisters, Leona Grogg, Esther Scott and Ruth Burdett.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Real Life Nazarene Church, 777 Fairview Avenue Galion, Ohio 44833.

Memorial contributions may be made to Real Life Nazarene Church for funeral home care.

The Richardson Davis Chapel at Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Almira Morton, and condolences can be extended to them at

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