Verlie Elizabeth Morrow

Born on August 31, 1932

Departed on December 15, 2017 and resided in Nashville, TN

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Verlie Elizabeth Morrow – Age 85, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017. She was a former member of Pennsylvania Avenue Church of Christ, where she prepared the church bulletin for many years and taught children’s classes, the teenage girl’s class, and the Tuesday Ladies Bible Class for many years.
As a member of Charlotte Avenue Church of Christ, Verlie also taught children’s classes and the ladies Bible class and helped with the church bulletin for several years. She enjoyed helping at Bible Camp each summer. Verlie attended Woodrow School and graduated from Central High School in Columbia, TN. Among her many accomplishments, she was a Red Cross Volunteer. She worked for the health department in Livingston, TN. She was the Valedictorian of the Great Commission School and graduated post graduate three times as Valedictorian. Verlie was a professional as a seamstress and at hand work such as crochet, knitting, tatting, embroidery, quilting, etc. She was a longtime member of Bellevue Garden Club.
She and Milton enjoyed participating in all church activities including mission work, both local and international, volunteering at Churches of Christ Disaster Relief, Friday Night Singers, and were very active in the Senior Citizen Center at Cohn, and Tennessee Tripsters.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 66 plus years, Milton Morrow, Sr., sisters, Minnie Hicks, Margie Brown; brothers, Harold “Pet” Bell, and Farris Bell; brother in laws, Bully Hicks, Herman Brown; sister in laws, Frances Bell, Estelle Bell, and Elizabeth Bell.
She is survived by children, Milton Hight (Christie) Morrow, Jr. Joan (Jeff) Sadler, and Wanda (Carl) Sharpe; grandchildren, Melissa (Chris) Cornell, Jeremy Morrow, Patricia Shepard, Neal Sadler, and Grant Sadler; 7 great grandchildren, 1 great great grandchild; brother in law, James Morrow.
A Celebration of Life will be on Friday, December 22, 2017, at 10:00am, at West Harpeth Funeral Home with Bro. Clifford Dobbs and Bro. Darrell Blakenship officiating. Interment will follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00pm until 8:00pm, and on Friday from 9:00am until the service time at 10:00am at West Harpeth Funeral Home.

5 Comments to Mrs. Verlie Elizabeth Morrow

  1. Christine Lockert
    December 20, 2017 9:19 pm

    Junior,

    Please accept my condolences on your mother’s passing. I wish I could be there to give you and yours big hugs at this sorrow filled time. My plans take me to the opposite side of town this week. It’s been quite a year for you and the Morrow family. Know that you and yours are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Chris and the rest of the Cheatham County Master Gardeners

  2. Linda F oster
    December 21, 2017 7:42 pm

    So sorry for your lost. Will pray for you and your family in this time of sorrow.

  3. Derrickson Family
    December 22, 2017 7:26 am

    My sincere condolences to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the promise recorded for us in 1Thess 4:14 can bring you some comfort, knowing that we have the hope of seeing our dear loved ones again soon. I’m sorry for your loss.

  4. B. Kay Suttton
    December 27, 2017 1:40 am

    Mrs Joan Sadler , I am so Sorry to hear of your Moms passing . But I know she was very sick so she is into in pain anymore. She used to come see me at my home on Morrow Road many years ago when my Son was dying in 1982 . She bought a lot of comfort to me . She was a very sweet lady . My late Mother was a good friend of hers also . Rest In Peace Mrs Verlie . You are in my Prayers .

  5. M. Jones
    December 29, 2017 1:31 pm

    Please accept my heartfelt condolences. While no words can erase the pain of your loss. We can look forward to the promise at Revelation 21:4, “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” Death and pain was never God’s purpose for us. However, when this promise is fulfilled, we will enjoy life the way our Grand Creator purposed for us…life forever on earth. (Psalm 37:11)

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