Joseph A. Morrow Jr.

May 19, 1930December 11, 2018

Joseph A. " Joe " Morrow passed away peacefully at his home in New Bloomfield, Mo. on December 11th. He was born in the log cabin of his parents, Joseph Arthur and Grace ( Munch ) Morrow on May 19, 1930. He is survived by his two sons and their wives; Grover and Anna Morrow, and Michael and Liz Morrow, two sisters; Shirley Smith and Bonnie Lawson, six grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. His passing was preceded by his wife, Maxine Morrow, his parents, one brother; Morris Morrow, and one sister; Ethel Abbott. Joe was an active member and deacon of Hopewell Baptist Church. He was also a former Masonic Grand Master and a contributing member of the New Bloomfield Historical Society. He was a member of Gideon's International for many years. Joe retired from the Missouri Department of Revenue on July 1, 1994. When he wasn't working on the family farm or riding his Ford 8N tractor, he was traveling to Bluegrass festivals.

He will be deeply missed by all, until we are all reunited once again in our Father's House. The services will be held at Hopewell Baptist Church, New Bloomfield, Missouri on December 15th.with visitation from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon. Celebration of his life will begin at 12:00PM with the interment following at the Hopewell Baptist Cemetery, New Bloomfield, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either Hopewell Baptist Church, 1768 State Road MM, New Bloomfield, Missouri 65063, or to, Hospice & Palliative Care, Compassus, 600 Monroe Street, Suite 100, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101. online condolences may be made at


  • Grover (Anna) Morrow, Son
  • Michael (Liz) Morrow, Son
  • Shirley Smith, Sister
  • Bonnie (Dale) Lawson, Sister
  • Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Arthur Morrow Sr. and Grace A. Munch Morrow, his wife, Maxine Morrow, brother, Morris Morrow and one sister, Ethel Abbott.

    He is also survived by six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

  • Scott Morrow, Pallbearer
  • Todd Simpson , Pallbearer
  • Grif Simpson , Pallbearer
  • Brad Morrow, Pallbearer
  • Brandon Kempf, Pallbearer
  • Jacob Shoush, Pallbearer

  • Hopewelll Baptist Church or Hospice and Palliative Care Compassus


  • Visitation Saturday, December 15, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, December 15, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, December 15, 2018

Joseph A. Morrow Jr.

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Bill and Liz Bennett

December 15, 2018

So very sorry to hear about Joe. He was a very kind Christian man whom I admired and appreciated the time spent working with him. Rest In Peace Joe Morrow.

Angie Bonnot

December 14, 2018

Fond memories working with Joe many years ago!! He genuinely cared for his family, friends and Co-workers. His faith was important and obvious! God Bless Joe and his family!!

Randy and Vicky Giboney

December 13, 2018

Grover, Ann, Michael and Liz, Randy and I are lifting you all up in prayer for strength and comfort. Joe was such a sweet gentleman. He will truly be missed. May God surround you with His grace and mercy.