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Obituary: Joseph Morrow

Obituary: Joseph Morrow

December 14th, 2018 in Obituaries

Joseph A. " Joe " Morrow, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at his home in New Bloomfield, Mo. He was born in the log cabin of his parents, Joseph Arthur and Grace (Munch ) Morrow on May 19, 1930. Joe was an active member and deacon of Hopewell Baptist Church. He was also a former Masonic Grand Master and a contributing member of the New Bloomfield Historical Society. He retired from the Missouri Department of Revenue on July 1, 1994. When he wasn't working on the family farm or riding his Ford 8N tractor, he was traveling to Bluegrass festivals. He is survived by his two sons and their wives, Grover and Anna Morrow, and Michael and Liz Morrow; two sisters, Shirley Smith and Bonnie Lawson; six grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren. His passing was preceded by his wife, Maxine Morrow; his parents; one brother, Morris Morrow; and one sister, Ethel Abbott. He will be deeply missed by all, until we are all reunited once again in our Father's House. The services will be held at Hopewell Baptist Church, New Bloomfield, Missouri on December 15, with visitation from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. Celebration of his life will begin at 12:00 p.m. with the interment following at the Hopewell Baptist Cemetery, New Bloomfield, Missouri. ln lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either Hopewell Baptist Church, 1768 State Road MM, New Bloomfield, Missouri 65063, or to, Hospice & Palliative Care, Compassus, 600 Monroe Street, Suite 100, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101 . Online condolences may be made at www.debofuneralhome. com