SPRINGFIELD, IL - Beverly Jean Morrow, 71, a lifelong resident of Springfield, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at St. John's Hospice.
She was born in Springfield on Feb. 21, 1943, the daughter of Wilbur and Lottie Stogdell Graham. She married David Ray Morrow in Virginia, IL, on March 25, 1960, and he preceded her in death on March 7, 2006.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Robert Graham.
Beverly retired in 2003 from St. John's Hospital where she served as a phlebotomist for several years. Beverly bowled for several years and enjoyed playing games with her friends. Her family was the most important thing in her life. She loved family gatherings and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Melissa (husband, James) Renfro of Springfield; and her three sons: David (wife, Toni) Morrow of Pueblo, CO, Jason (wife, Stacy) Morrow of Springfield, and Allen (wife, Jamie) Morrow of Sherman, IL. She has 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters: Bonnie Flynn and Tina (husband, Billy) Beers both of Springfield, and Brenda Reed of Bemidji, MN. She has several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bisch and Son Funeral Home, 505 E. Allen, Springfield, where visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the Rev. Marty Nagel officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Those who wish may direct memorial contributions in her memory to: St. John's Hospice, 800 E. Carpenter, Springfield, IL 62702.
Please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at bischandsonfuneralhome.com where tributes and condolences may be left for the family.