Garrow, Ella

Written by David Green.

Ella M. Garrow, 73, of Coomer Street, Morenci, Mich., died April 12, 2006 at Heartland of Wauseon in Wauseon, Ohio.

She was born June 13, 1932 in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of John and Celesta (Harris) Ball. She married James Garrow in Angola, Ind., on Nov. 20, 1948 and he preceded her in death Feb. 23, 1994.

Ella lived in the Morenci area most of her life. She retired from Morenci Super Valu where she was employed as a produce manager.

Ella is survived by three daughters, Cindy (and Keith) Curey of Apopka, Fla., Cheryl (and Okey) Howard of Fayette, Ohio, and Rosemary (and Larry) Dickerson of Morenci; a son, Barry (and Joy) Garrow of Morenci; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Tom Ball of Tennessee; a sister-in-law, Mary Jo Staelens and a brother-in-law, Hal (and Irene) Garrow. Besides her husband, Ella was preceded in death by her parents.

Funeral services were April 15 at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Dennis Owen officiating. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. Memorial contributions may be made to the Rex Riley Scholarship Fund or the Morenci Education Foundation Scholarship Fund.

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