- Published: August 20, 2009
Virginia M. “Sarah” Morrow of Tipp City, formerly of Yellow Springs, died Thursday, Aug. 13, at Hospice of Dayton. She was 86.
She was born Aug. 26, 1922, in Four Mile, Ky., to James and Lillie (Broaddus) Gambrell. Virginia was retired from the Yellow Springs school system in 1988 to take care of her ailing mother and was a resident of Liberty Commons, Tipp City.
Virginia was a devoted daughter, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend to many. She touched many lives and will be loved and missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Vernon T. Morrow in 1975; stepsons, Harold and Edward Morrow; nine siblings; and one grandson.
Virginia is survived by her children and their spouses, Jean and Keith Bullen, Yellow Springs, Barbara and John Grimes, Tipp City, Jim and Helen Morrow, Dayton, Cheryl and Garry Peterson, Tipp City, Karen and Kevin Collins, Lakeview, Janice and Sam Walls, Fairborn, and Kimberly Peterson, Xenia; brothers, Walter Gambrell, Lexington, Ky., Gene Gambrell, Pineville, Ky., sisters, Fannie Davis, New Vienna, Ohio, and Juanita Muncy, Madison Heights, Mich.; 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, eight step-grandchildren and 10 step-great-grandchildren and many dear nieces and nephews.
A graveside funeral service was held Monday, Aug. 17, at Maple Hill Cemetery, Tipp City. Contributions in Virginia’s name may be made to Hospice of Dayton.