December 7, 1946 ~ May 13, 2020

Born in: Madison Co., NC
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Clarence Raymond Morrow, 73, of Leicester, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at Mission Hospital.

A native of Madison Co., Clarence was a son of the late Charlie Jessie Morrow and Ella Caldwell Mann. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Gene Marrow, and in-laws, Charles and Ruby Smith.

Mr. Morrow was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Vietnam. He was an avid fisherman and hunter.

Surviving are his wife, Sherry Smith Morrow; sisters, Julia Boyd, Pauline James (Robert) and Clementine Sawyer (Lionel); brother, Charles Morrow (Wanda); good friend, Wade Stanley; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, May 18, in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert James officiating. Interment will follow at the Western Carolina State Veteran’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to ASPCA,


Funeral Service: May 18, 2020 10:00 am

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


Burial: May 18, 2020 11:00 am

Western Carolina State Veteran's Cemetery
962 Old US Hwy 70
Black Mountain, NC 28711


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  1. So sorry for your loss, my prayers are for all the family. I pray Gods sweet grace will cover each of you and give you peace that only He can give. Clarence has had a big celebration getting to see the face of Jesus and all his family that were waiting on him. I know the days ahead will be hard missing him. We will be praying for all of you. 💞

  2. Pauline James and Clementine Sawyer sorry to see the passing of your brother. Praying for families. May God comfort you

  3. We are so sorry for your loss! All of you are in our thoughts and prayers! May you find peace! Clarence helped everyone he could
    and was always friendly and had a smile every time I saw him!

  4. My heart goes out to Sherry an all the Morrow family. Clarence was a good friend. He will always be remember. I am so sorry for your lost.

  5. Hey Sherry and family sorry for your lost its been a long time we have you and the family in our prayers love Marylou and Johnny

  6. SHERRY. So sorry to hear about Clarences passing. He and J.R were best buddies. They loved to hunt and fish
    together. I’ll be thinking about you and praying for you

  7. Sherry so very sorry .i was in the hospital at Clarences passing its just so hard to beleve .You are in our thoughts and prayers please lean on the Lord for comfort he can comfort like no other.


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