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John Morrow

October 7, 1947 — February 19, 2015

John "Russell" Morrow, 67, of Tiline died at 12:57 p.m. Thursday, February 19, 2015, at his home.

He retired from Gerdau, formerly North Star Steel, was a U.S. Air Force Vietnam veteran and was active in Sugar Creek Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Sally A. Morrow; two sons, Ryan Morrow of Tiline and Rodney Morrow of Houston; one brother, Roger D. Morrow of Tiline; one sister, Katherine L. Johnson of Magnolia, Texas; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister. His parents were Charles W. and Nellie L. Ricketts Morrow.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, at Smith Funeral Chapel in Smithland with the Rev. Fred Lowrance officiating. Burial will follow in Leeper Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Monday, February 23, 2015, at the funeral home.

Smith Funeral Chapel in Smithland is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be left at

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Broach Foundation for Brain Cancer Research, 3724 Darcus Drive, Houston, TX 77005;

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