Mr. James Porter "J P" Morrow, age 89, of Mentone, AL died Tuesday, April 27, 2010 at his residence.

Mr. Morrow was born September 11, 1921 in Cherokee County, AL, the son of the late Ollie Berry and Janie Deering Morrow. He was a selp employed heavy equipment operator. Mr. Morrow was a veteran of the United States Army, having served in World War II. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. Morrow was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Stephens Morrow.

Mr. Morrow is survived by a sister, Hildred Owen of Woodberry, TN.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Thursday, April 29, 2010 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Jack Green and Rev. Forrest Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Oliver Owens, Gary Owens, Carl Griffith, Doyle Bethune, Tad Allen, and Kent Bennett. Honorary pallbearers will be all Members of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Jim Crowe, Bud Evans, Homer Weaver, James Carter, Jerry Gallaway, and James Bennett.

Mr. Morrow will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Wednesday, April 28, 2010. He will lie in state at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church from 1:00 p. m. until the service hour on Thursday.