From the Oberlin Herald
March 1987
Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 10, 1987, at 2 p.m. at Cowan-Edwards-Yorgensen Funeral Home in Manhattan for Beverly (Cozad) Morton, 49, who died at her home in Manhattan March 7, 1987.  The Rev. John D. Stoneking officiated and interment was in Sunrise Cemetery. Manhattan.
The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rex Cozad, she was born April 24, 1937 at Norcatur. She attended rural schools near Lyle and high school in Oberlin. She was married to Doyle W. Morton on March 21, 1954.
Survivors include her husband of the home; one son, Tony Morton, Belton, MO; two daughters Jana Jones, Kansas City MO and Lynn Clevenger, Woodward, OK; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rex Cozad, Hutchison; her maternal great grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Knutson, Beaver City, NE; two brothers, John Cozad, Norcatur, and David Cozad, Norton; one sister, Mary Cozad, Raytown, MO, and five grandchildren.

Submitted by Elsie Morton Rarey