Cora “Corky” Morton




Cora “Corky” Pauline Morton, 62, entered into eternal rest November 29, 2008 at her home surrounded by her loving family.  Per her wishes cremation has taken place and private family services will be held at a later date.  She was born Jan. 18, 1946 in Pittsfield, IL to the late Gussie and Isa (Guthrie) Wintjen.  On March 7, 1964 she married Richard G. “Pete” Peters in Savannah, IL and he preceded her in death.  Cora then remarried to Monte M. Morton and he survives her of Bowling Green, MO.  She is also survived by her two sons, Tim G. Peters and his wife Michele of Wardsville, MO and Tracy D. Peters and his wife Heather of Henley, MO, her daughter, Tina M. Peters of Jefferson City, MO, a brother, Larry Wintjen and his wife Carol of Hardin, IL, sisters, Patricia Rardin of Sedalia, MO and Shirley Mutert of Platte City, WI as well as grandchildren Dalton, Jayde, Cole and Kayleigh and many precious nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Cora is also preceded in death by an infant son Terry G. Peters, a brother Howard Wintjen, and two sisters Lily “Dolly” Darlene Wintjen and Isa “Florene” Simpkin.  She was employed at Ryan’s Steakhouse in Jefferson City.  The thing she enjoyed the most was spending time with her grandchildren.  She also loved nature, especially hunting mushrooms and gathering plants, roots and nuts with her brother Larry.  Memorial Contributions are requested to Community Hospices of America, 1005 Northeast Dr., Jefferson City, MO 65109. 

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  1. Cheryl Clendenny on December 4, 2008 at 4:02 am

    Words can’t make
    your sorrow
    any easier to bear,
    But they can show
    how deeply
    others sympathize
    and care.



  2. Pam Todd-Watts on December 4, 2008 at 7:24 pm

    I just read in BG times, I was shocked good people like Corky live forever. May she come to u and comfort your sorrow and lost.



  3. Sonny Joe Wintjen on December 5, 2008 at 1:07 am

    We’ll miss you Aunt Corky:)



  4. Don and Carol Jungmeyer on December 9, 2008 at 3:28 pm

    Tracy, we were sorry to read about your Mom in the paper.



  5. Vickie Cannon-Lindsay on December 12, 2008 at 4:17 am

    Monte,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Corky was such a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Vickie Cannon-Lindsay



  6. CONNIE BROWN on January 12, 2009 at 10:52 am

    TO TIMM,TRACY,AND TINA IJUST HEARD ABOUT YOUR MOM I AMSO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I HAD NOT SEEN YOUR MOTHER FOR A LONG TIME BUT HAVE THOUGHT OF HER OFEN. AGAIN I AM SORRY I JUST WISH I HAD KNOWN SOONER. CONNIE BROWN AND GIRLS SHEILA, KIMBERLY AND MELODY



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