Funeral services for Mr. Cormel K. Morrow, age 98 of Livingston, will be conducted 1 PM Friday, April 23rd, from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Damon Corley will officiate. Burial will be in Miller Cemetery with military honors provided at graveside by the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard. The family will welcome friends on Friday from 11 AM until the time of services at 1 PM.
Mr. Morrow passed from this life on Tuesday evening, April 20, 2021, from Livingston Regional Hospital. He was born in Overton County on October 27, 1922, to the late William and Maggie Sevier Morrow. Cormel loved his family and enjoyed woodworking. He was a faithful member of Allons Baptist Church, where he was as a deacon for 48 years. Mr. Morrow served in the VFW Honor Guard where he helped with over 800 funerals.
Mr. Morrow leaves behind his daughters Elease Barton and husband Bernie of Rickman; Brenda Bilbrey and husband Joe of Hilham; Linda Chapman of Cookeville; Janie Mabrey and husband Ray of Livingston; Edie Mabe and husband Wayne of Livingston; and Vickie Randles and husband Phillip of Livingston; son Terry Morrow and wife Ann of Livingston; 12 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandson; and sister Melvie Brown of Lakeland, Florida.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Morrow was preceded in death by his wife Ov Abbott; son Kelmer Morrow; grandchildren Amie Roberts and Matt Mabrey; brothers Lonzo Morrow, Chalmus Morrow, and Elvis Morrow; and sisters Mary Coffee and Ottie Eldridge.
Pallbearers to serve are William Morrow, Adam Bilbrey, Derrick Roberts, Casey Reagan, Eddie Morrow, and Eric Morrow.
Memorial donations may be made to the Overton County Veterans Honor Guard by contacting Speck Funeral Home.
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