Charles Harold Morrow Sr.

Published 3:22 pm Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Mr. Charles Harold Morrow Sr., 94, of 306 S. Lyles Ave., Landrum, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011 at White Oak of Tryon.

Mr. Morrow was born in Landrum on Sept. 29, 1917, the son of the late Isom and Olive (Harrison) Morrow, and was the widower of Helen (Bridgman) Morrow.

He is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Moore of Duncan; two sisters, Mary Alverson and Dorothy Bokanoski, both of Spartanburg, S.C.; five grandchildren, Charles Harold Morrow III and wife, Kelly, Wesley Alexander Morrow, Kathryn J. Morrow, Matthew R. Moore and Laura A. Moore; two great-grandchildren, Charles Harold Morrow IV and Riley Amelia Morrow, and special nieces and nephews, Nancy Byrd and husband, Robby, and Carolyn Lawter and husband, Tommy. He is also survived by a daughter-in-law, Dee Morrow of Simpsonville, S.C. Mr. Morrow was predeceased by a son, Charles Harold Morrow Jr.; a granddaughter, Anna Moore, one sister and two brothers.

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He retired from Carruth Furniture and was a founding member of the Landrum Volunteer Fire Department. He was a member of Landrum Methodist Church, where he taught the Wesley Bible Class for more than 40 years.

He served in the U.S. Navy in WW II aboard the USS Vicksburg and was active in the battle of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. He was also present at the signing of the Peace Treaty.

A memorial service will be held at Landrum Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27, with Rev Jane Jenkins and Rev Jimmy Camp officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Landrum United Methodist Church, 227 N. Howard Ave., Landrum, S.C. 29356.

Seawright Funeral and Crematory,