Terry Lynn Morrow
Apr 16, 2013
Terry Lynn Morrow
April 16, 2013
Terry Lynn Morrow, 52, of Knoxville, died Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville.
A native of Athens, a former resident of Sevierville and a resident of Knoxville, he was a son of the late Charles N. Morrow.
He was a member of West Hills Baptist Church and was employed as a TV critic and entertainment reporter for the Knoxville News Sentinel and Tele Buddy. He interviewed Dolly Parton more than any other reporter and was instrumental in developing the Knoxville Dancing With The Stars. He was involved with Knox Meals on Wheels and enjoyed collecting comic books and movie memorabilia.
Survivors include his mother, Louise Oliver Morrow of Riceville; four sisters and brothers-in-law, Teresa and Phillip Lashley of Sweetwater, Anita and Jackie Cook of Madisonville, Charlene and Ron Haynes of Old Hickory, and Janet and Dickey Walker of Athens; and 10 nieces and nephews and their spouses, Ben Haynes, Katy and Chad Owen, Brad Haynes and his fianc�©e, Emily Golden, Chloe Cate, William Cate, Heather Cook, Gabe Cook, Betsy Newberry, Valorie Newberry, McKenzie Lashley and Brittany Lashley.
The family would like to express a special thank-you for all the support and care for Terry both recently and over the years including: Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, his work family, the entertainment industry and his church family at West Hills Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Drew Prince officiating. Burial will follow in Riceville Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Ben Haynes, Brad Haynes, Chad Owen, McKenzie Lashley, William Cate and Dennis Shell.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
A celebration of life service will be 12:30 p.m. Sunday at West Hills Baptist Church, located at 409 N. Winston Road in Knoxville.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.