Mary Louise was born in Norfolk, VA on June 28, 1933. She was the oldest child of William T. and Mary G. Crump. Mary Louise attended Saint Mary’s Elementary School and was an Honor Graduate of the last graduating class at Holy Trinity High School.
On November 3, 1953 she married Franklin W. (Ted) Morton. This union produced four children Marilyn K. Swiney (husband Steve Swiney), Franklin T. Morton, Laura L. Faustine, and Stephen E. Morton (wife Marcie Morton) and seven grandchildren Amanda L. Collazo, Emily Swiney, Christopher Morton, Clay Morton, Ashley Morton, Alex Morton, and Nicole Faustine.
Mary Louise is survived by her husband, all four children, all grandchildren, and four great grandchildren plus her sister Frances Taylor and brother William T. Crump Jr.
She retired from civil service (USDA) and The Adult Learning Center of Va Beach.
No services are planned at this time.