CECIL MORROW

Cecil Morrow  Cecil Dean Morrow, age 93, of LaBelle, Missouri, passed away Saturday, October 24th 2015, in Northeast Regional Medical Center Kirksville, Missouri.
Born on September 11th, 1922, in the Deer Ridge community north of LaBelle, Cecil was the son of Emer Lewis and Lucy Alberta Vice Morrow.
Cecil united in marriage with Marjorie June Miller on January 23, 1949 in LaBelle, Missouri.  She preceded him in death along with his parents, bothers (Otis, Harold, Vance Morrow), sisters (Dema Carlson, Betty Brocksmith, Alberta Harvey, Maxine Nichols), and half-brothers (Wayne, Ivan, and Wilber Morrow).
Surviving are three daughters, Susan Lynn Lay, and husband, Jim of Blakesburg, Iowa, Barbara Jean Parrish, and husband Elvin of LaBelle, Missouri, and Mary Kaye Bronestine, and husband, Randy of Monticello, Missouri.  Nine grandchildren , Leslie (David) Orman, Michael (Dawna) Lay, Miranda (Dusty) Hunter, David (Jennifer) Parrish, Amanda (Les) Whitley, Kevin (Amy) Parrish, Michelle (Chris) Parrish, Darin (Angela) Bronestine, Dustin (April) Bronestine.  Twenty one great grandchildren, one sister, Dorothy Webster of Wyaconda, Missouri; one sister-in-law, Nelda Crider of LaBelle, Missouri, and many nieces and nephews.
Cecil received his education in the Walker rural school. He served his country in the United Sates Army during World War II, 1942 to 1943. He co-owned and operated Morrow’s Service Station in LaBelle with his brother Harold for 36 years. He was a member of the LaBelle Christian Church, the Knox City American Legion # 358 and the LaBelle City Council for many years. He was also an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, enjoyed woodworking, helping/caring for others and spending time with family and friends. He took great pride and joy in displaying his Christmas decorations.
Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 27th 2015, at the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Missouri. Reverend John Dugan will officiate for the services. Burial with full military honors will be at the LaBelle Cemetery conducted by Knox City American Legion Post.  Music and vocals will be provided by Megan and Emily Orman, ‘Amazing Grace’.
Casket bearers: Michael Lay, David Parrish, Kevin Parrish, Darin Bronestine, Dustin Bronestine, David Orman, Dusty Hunter, Chris Parrish and Les Whitley.  Honorary bearers: Leslie Orman, Miranda Hunter, Amanda Whitley, Michelle Parrish, Jennifer Parrish, Amy Parrish, April Bronestine, Angela King and Dawna Lay
Visitation will be held beginning at 4 p.m., Monday, October 26th, 2015, at Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, Missouri.
Memorials may be made to the LaBelle Christian Church or the LaBelle Nutrition Center. Memorials may be left at/or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O Box 151, LaBelle, MO 63447.