Joseph A. Morrow Jr.

June 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. Joe was a member of Gideon's International for many years. He 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 is also survived by six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph Arthur Morrow, Sr. and Grace A. Munch Morrow. His wife, Maxine Morrow, one brother, Morris Morrow and one sister, Ethel Abbott.

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

  • Hopewell Baptist Church or Hospice and Palliative Care Compassus


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

Joseph A. Morrow Jr.

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