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John Ottern Morrow, Sr.

Published 4:50pm Wednesday, December 11, 2013

John Ottern Morrow, Sr.

December 7, 2013

John Ottern Morrow, Sr., 88, died Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at Southern Magnolia Estates in Golden, Miss.  He was born in Franklin County, to Alex and Margie Morrow.  He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Red Bay for 57 years and was a graduate of Auburn University.  He was an agriculture teacher at Vina High School for 38 years and a farmer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving in WWII in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean.

Services were Tuesday, Dec. 10 at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Red Bay with Bro. Larry Hill officiating.  Burial was in Halltown Cemetery, Vina.

Survivors are three children, Dr. Sue Parker and husband Ernest Jr., of North Port; John O. Morrow Jr. and wife, Connie M., of Muscle Shoals, and Mark D. Morrow of North Port; two grandchildren Ernest Parker III and Adam C. Morrow; one brother, Ray Morrow of Saraland; two sisters, Joyce Purser and Louise Raper both of Red Bay.

Pallbearers were Kelly Hester, John A. Morrow, Johnny Mack Morrow, Billy Bolton, Bobby Davidson and Murray Morrow.

Visitation was Tuesday, Dec. at Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay.


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