Beverly Morton – 1932 – 2017

Beverly Morton was
born on September 2,
1932 in San Diego to
Charles and Orpha
Steffens. She worked
hard all of her life; as a
hair stylist in Pacific
Beach, a server at
Welch’s and Country
Kitchen in Big Pine,
and later as a partner
with her husband at
DM Cattle Ranch in
Big Pine.
Beverly was a Cub
Scout Den Mother, a
member of the American
Legion Auxiliary,
and a member of the
First Baptist Church in
Big Pine. She loved
going to the beach, and
took up oil painting,
knitting, and flying as
hobbies, she also enjoyed
baking pies by
the dozen for family at
She is preceded in death by first husband Mick Williams, sister Emma Gene
Rowe, grandson Stephan Williams, son Bill Morton, and daughter Sally Busby.
She is survived by husband Donald (Dink) Morton, brother Carl Steffens and
his wife Yvonne, sister Ramona Meinsen, sons Michael Williams and Dwayne
Morton, daughters Donna Gadea and her husband Noe, Janice Tull and her husband
Richard, grandchildren Heather Williams, Courtney Morton, Ryan Morton,
John Saliaz and his wife Melanie, Scott Gadea, Mark Gadea and his wife Ana, Tim
Morton and his wife Taurina, Jamie Lisle and her husband Justin, Allison Morton,
and numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other extended family
Beverly passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at her daughter’s home in
Bishop on July 13, 2017, she was 84. She will be remembered by many and dearly
missed by all who knew and loved her. A memorial service will take place in Big
Pine at a date to be determined.

One response

  1. Beverly was a beautiful lady! Kind, gentle and generous are just a few words that describe her. My thoughts and love are with her family.

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