Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Marlene Morrow


06/07/1931 - 06/19/2019


Marlene Morrow, age 88 of Murphy passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Murphy Rehab and Nursing. She was the daughter of the late Issac Abraham Russell and Maude Ann Downey Russell. Marlene was a member of Second Baptist Church of Murphy and a member of the Eastern Star.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George Morrow; nine brothers and four sisters.

She is survived by her son, Ray Morrow; daughters, Ealane Cole and husband Sonny, Wanda Scroggs and Sheila Walls and husband Larry; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Calvin Murphy and Rev. Jerry Morrow will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Kane Walls, James Patterson, Scotty Walls, Daelen Mingus, Matthew Edwards, Lewis Barnwell, Mark Grant, Lewis Walls and David Burrell.

The family will receive friends from 12 pm-2 pm, Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 31 College Place, Suite Doppler 103, Asheville, NC 28801.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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