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Frances Morton Rudisill

DALLAS, N.C. -- Mrs. Frances Morton Rudisill died Aug. 1, 2007, at her home.

A native of Gaston County, N.C., Mr. Rudisill was a daughter of the late R. D. and Cora Blanton Morton. She retired from Bell South, was a member of Bell South Telephone Pioneers and was a very active member of Rankin Lake Baptist Church, where she was a member of the choir, served as church clerk and Sunday School teacher.

Survivors are her son, James D."Rudy"Rudisill Jr. and Pam Perkins of Gastonia; brothers, Richard Morton and wife, Dot of Newberry, S.C., Judson Morton of Dallas, and Arnold Eugene Morton of Rock Hill, S.C.; and sisters, Eula Mae Howell of Rock Hill and Nollie Clemmer and husband, Lewis of Dallas.

Mrs. Rudisill was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James D. Rudisill; and brothers, L. S. Morton, R. C. Morton and James Morton.

The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Rankin Lake Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jim Loftis officiating. Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 tonight at Dallas Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Vard Clemmer, Don Morton, Doyle Bullad, Kevin Montgomery and Jimmy and Mickey Thomas.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Gaston County, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

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Dallas Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.