MEBANE, N.C. - Jesse Lendo Morrow Jr., 71, of 4423 Mebane Oaks Road, died at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
He was the owner/operator of Morrow Construction company, a member of Bethsada Baptist Church, where he was former Chairman of the Board of Deacons for four years, taught Sunday School for 45 years, sang in the male chorus and served in many other church offices. Mr. Morrow served in the National Guard, where he received The Soldier of the Year award in 1968.
Survivors include wife, Laura Watkins Morrow of the home; sons, Patrick Lendo Morrow of Mebane and Derek Nathan Morrow and wife Kristin of Charlotte; grandchildren, David Zachary Morrow and Matthew Jordan Morrow; sisters, Dr. Anna Bass and Nellie Oliver, both of Mebane; brother, William Grant Morrow and wife Dorothy of Durham; and sister-in-law, Alice Morrow of Mebane.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Lendo Morrow Sr. and Cathryn Whitmore Morrow.
There will be a public viewing from noon until 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 at McClure Funeral Home in Mebane.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 at Bethsada Baptist church with the Rev. Terry B. Jones giving the eulogy. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service at the church from 1:30 until service time.
Memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcclurefuenralservice.net