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Twila K. Morrow

Twila K. Morrow, 96, of Albany, Missouri, passed away Sunday, August 22, 2021, at Pine View Manor in Stanberry, Missouri. 

Twila Kathleen Morrow was born on June 15, 1925, four miles northwest of Alanthus Grove, Missouri, to Everett Clifton and Elsie Cleo (Yadon) Grantham. She became a member of the Church of Christ in Alanthus on September 25, 1938. She attended Grantham School for eight years and Stanberry High School for four years, graduating 5th in the class of 51 students in 1943.

On September 25, 1943, she was united in marriage to Virgil Harlin Morrow. They lived on a farm northwest of Alanthus for one year before relocating to Paris, Texas, while Harlin was in basic training. She returned to Albany and worked at Old American Insurance Company for three years while he remained in the service. Upon his return, they owned and operated the Massey-Ferguson dealership in Albany for 27 years. She went on to work for the Albany School District for 22 years as the secretary of the elementary school. She was a dedicated member of the Church of Christ, a charter member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and a past member of the VFW Auxiliary.

Twila was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harlin Morrow on November 4, 1980, brothers L.O. Grantham and Donald Grantham, and sister Phillis Joan Misemer. 

Survivors include sons, Larry Morrow and wife Cherryl of St. Joseph, Missouri, and Randy Morrow and wife Mary of Maysville, Missouri; grandchildren Lance Morrow, Chad (Johanna) Morrow, Kelly (Matt) Adams, Jeannia (Seth) Law, and Melinda (Ryan) Wood; and 10 great grandchildren.  

 A funeral service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at Alanthus Grove Church of Christ, Alanthus Grove, Missouri. Graveside service and burial to follow in Grandview Cemetery, Albany, Missouri. Friends may call after 1:00pm Friday at Roberson-Polley Chapel, Albany. Memorial Contributions may be made to Boy Scout Troop 102 or Rigney Theater Renovation in care of the Roberson-Polley Chapel, 403 N. Hundley, Albany, MO  64402.


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