"Heaven is Our Home We Meet Again”
Ellinore Caroline Morrow, 92, of McPherson passed away on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 at McPherson Hospital. Ellinore was a lifetime McPherson/ McPherson County resident. She was a waitress, welder at Beechcraft, hotel and restaurant owner, ceramic shop owner, and a homemaker
Ellinore was born during a blizzard near Gypsum on Dec. 25, 1923, to Charley and Louise (Writer) Johnson. She married Guy E. Cunningham on Feb. 18, 1943, at Newton. He preceded her in death on Dec. 7, 1953. Ellinore married Byron P. Morrow on Oct. 1, 1955, at their home in McPherson. Byron preceded her in death on Sept. 10, 2002.
Elinore was a member of the Covenant/Countryside Covenant Church for 65 years and a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary for 55 years.
Survivors include daughters, Vada Anderson (John) of McPherson and Rebecca Hogue (Kirby) of Tulsa, Oklahoma; step-daughter, Judy Beal (Harlan) of Hutchinson; sons, Guy Cunningham (Pam) of Bloomington, Indiana and Wayne Morrow (Julie) of Norwich; 11 grandchildren (Daphne Allen, Scot Anderson, Julie Anderson, Kris Anderson, Tonya Qualls, Jill Shearer, Nathan Cunningham, Lori Beal, Brad Beal, Tessa Konen, and Dennan Morrow); and 31 great and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Charley and Louise (Writer) Johnson; step-father, Lester Walline; brothers, Alvin Johnson, Carl Johnson, and Gerald Johnson; sister, Gloria Thompson; first husband, Guy Cunningham, Sr.; husband, Byron Morrow; and son, Edward Cunningham.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016 at Countryside Covenant Church. Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, at Stockham Family Funeral Home with family receiving friends from 5 to 7 p.m.
Memorial donations may be given to Countryside Covenant Church or Loving Care of McPherson in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut St., McPherson, KS 67460. Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.