A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Anthony Tony Morrow at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Opelousas. Rite of Committal and interment will be held in Bellevue Memorial Park. The Very Reverend Monsignor Keith J. Derouen will celebrate the Mass.
Mr. Morrow, a resident of Opelousas, LA, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Opelousas General Health System.
Tony served his country proudly in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked as a heavy equipment operator for the State of Louisiana Levee Board for over 40 years. Tony loved vegetable gardening and caring for his yard. He loved watching things grow. Tony had a strong love for his family, especially his grandchildren. Tony will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him.
Tony is survived by his wife, Mary Anne Morrow. They were joined in holy matrimony in 1959 and this year would have marked their 60th wedding anniversary. He is also survived by his sons, Jimmy Dwayne Morrow and wife, Michelle; Ray Anthony Morrow and wife, Carla; David Morrow and wife, Linda; his sisters-in-law, Christine Morrow and Loretta Morrow; his grandchildren, Jaci Morrow Collins and Teddy; Jenna Morrow Fontenot and Whitney; Brandon Fontenot and Hailey; Tyler Lavergne and Erin; Kyle Nicholas Morrow and Karri; Kevin Daniel Morrow and Wesleigh; Sarah McKalyn Morrow and fiancé, Ross; Caitlin McKenzie Morrow; Lindsay Claire Morrow and his great-grandchildren, Raina, Callie, Gracie, Drew, Levi, Trentin, Calib, Aydin, Coltin, Rowan and James.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim Morrow and Lena Collette Morrow Denicola; his step-father, Joe Denicola; his brothers, Sal Morrow, Ciro Morrow; his infant grandson, Jason Dwayne Morrow; his first cousin, Tony J. Scrappy Morrow and wife, Dora; and his lifelong friend, Ed Kimble.
Pallbearers will be Jimmy Morrow, Ray Morrow, David Morrow, Kyle Morrow, Kevin Morrow and Tyler Lavergne. Honorary pallbearers will be Sal Morrow, Jr. and Brandon Fontenot.
The family would like to send a special thanks to the staff of Tri-Community Nursing Home, his special friends, Melanie, Bobby Guillory and Rennotta Dupre, for their love, kindness, care and support.
Visiting hours will be observed on Monday, April 15, 2019, from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM in the Skip Montet Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas. On Tuesday, April 16, 2019, visitation will continue from at 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 AM. A rosary will be prayed on Monday evening at 6:30 PM by Deacon Jerome Collins.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337) 942-2638, has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.
Jimmy so sorry for the loss of your Dad. My prayers and condolences go out to all the family
Ricky MoranKaplan, LA
My deepest sympathies to The Morrow Family!!!
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Sharon Oliney-AdamsMelville, LA
Shelia Fitzgerald MarchandPineville, LA
May peace and comfort be with you and your family at this difficult time.
Sheriff Bobby J. GuidrozOpelousas, LA
I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm sending my deepest sympathy and a comforting thought to the family of Mr. Anthony Morrow. The Father of tender mercies and the GOD of all comfort, comforts us in all our tribulation. GOD made hope for the dead possible by sending His only begotten son Jesus Christ to die for us . And Jesus promised that the dead will live again. Read John 5:21,28, 29.
Jean WilliamsPort Barre, LA
David, we are so sorry for your loss. Please accept our deepest condolences. Our prayers are with you and the family.
Nancy and Paul Briley
Nancy BrileyOpelousas, LA
So sorry for your loss. So many great memories together with Mr. Tony and the family. You are in my prayers.
stephen paytonCentral, LA
The Morrow Family,
Our deepest condolences in the loss of your dad. May you hold tight to your memories and rest in the assurance that he is at peace and rejoicing in the Heavens. You have another special guardian angel watching over you.
We love you!!
Bill and Christina Curtis
Bill and Christina CurtisPort Allen, LA
Mr.Tony was a great man. I didnâ€™t get to see him a lot. My heart goes out to all the family. May God comfort you all during this time. Love you all.
Karen KoenigMarrero, LA
I am sorrowxfor your lost. A very good neighbor of mind when he lived in Melville
Pastor John HarrisMelville, LA
We are praying for Uncle Tony and the family. We are sorry for your loss. WWe have lots of good memories of UUncle Tony and the family. Love y'all. Terry and Debbie
Terry & Debbie SoileauHouston, TX
Very sorry about uncle Tony. He was the last of the in law males. Wonder who MOMO gonna serve coffee to first?đź¤”
Sharon edgeMilton, FL