James Morrow

July 13, 2012

James C. Morrow, 89, of Colfax passed away July 13, 2012 in his home. He was born June 16, 1923 in Ringgold, Louisiana to James D. and Mittie V. (Armstrong) Morrow. He married Bernice A. Street on May 19, 1951 in Colfax and she preceded him in death on January 22, 2000. Mr. Morrow served in the United States Army during World War II where he was a tailgunner on a B-17. He flew 33 missions and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross with 3 Oak Clusters and 2 Bronze Stars. He then worked for General Motors Allison Turbine Division in Indianapolis and retired from there in 1997. James was a member of the Colfax Christian Church. Survivors include 2 Sons: James E. “Jake” (Lorraine) Morrow of Frankfort and Dennis (Lue) Morrow of Delphi; 2 Daughters: Rheta Davis of Frankfort and Diana (Bob) Haughs of Colfax; 3 Brothers: Shelby Morrow of Indianapolis, Lorey (Joy) Morrow of Martinsville, and Vincent Morrow of Lebanon; 10 Grandchildren; 27 Great Grandchildren; and 2 Great-Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife and 2 sisters. Services with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Visitation will be from Noon until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery in Colfax. Memorials may be made to the Colfax Christian Church with envelopes available at the funeral home.


3 Condolences for “James Morrow”

  1. Jenny (Camp) Harris

    Dennis and family, I was sorry to read that your Dad had passed away. I know how hard that is. Thinking of you all at this sad time and lifting you up in prayer. Take care. Sincerely,

  2. Dale Driskill

    Jake, Dianne, Dennis; I’m so sorry to hear that Uncle Jim has passed on. I have so many delightful memories of him. Especially of his infectious laugh. What a good man. I’ll miss him.

  3. David and Janet Harker

    We’d like to say that we’re so sorry about James passing…. We are Shelby Morrow’s step- children and if your James was anything like Shelby he was a great man, and you were lucky to have him in your lives. Your family will be our thoughts and prayers and we hope you’ll find the strength you need to get your through these hard times…. David and Janet Harker, Dixon, CA

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