Dwight Delano Morrow, 84, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022, at Gordon Hospice House.
Dwight was born on January 17, 1937, in Iredell County, N.C., and was the son of the late Marshall A. Morrow and Erma Morrow Morrow. He attended Celeste Henkle School and on August 16, 1957, married Annie Mae Prevette Morrow, who survives. Dwight worked at Southern Screw Company for thirty-five and a half years and at OW Slane Glass for twelve years before retiring. He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church. Singing was Dwight’s life and he was fortunate enough to marry into a singing family. He was a long-time member of the Piedmont Quartet.
In addition to his parents, Dwight was preceded in death by one daughter, Sandra Fowkes; one sister, Emily Harris; and two brothers, Fred and Edwin Morrow.
He is survived by his wife, Annie Mae Prevette Morrow; son, Donald Dwight Morrow (Bonnie); five grandchildren, Katelyn Morrow, Nicole McMahon, Tabitha Fowkes, Casey Fowkes and Cody Fowkes; and two great grandchildren, Gunner Morrow and Maeve McMahon. Also surviving are his three siblings, Thurman Morrow, Dianne M. Houston and Shula M. Boyd.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 19, 2022, at Beulah Baptist Church with Rev. Brian Burgess and Rev. Henry Cook officiating. Burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens. The family will visit with friends on Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m. The family asks that everyone please follow all Covid-19 protocols.
Memorials may be made to Beulah Baptist Church, 1851 Old Mountain Road, Statesville, NC 28677 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.troutmanfuneralhome.com.
Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.