Eleanor Angel Freeman Morrow, 93, of Hendersonville passed away December 5, 2020 at the Carolina Village Medical Center after a period of declining health. She was born in Stephens County, Georgia to the late Elmer Freeman and Julia Garland Freeman and is also predeceased by her husband of fifty-seven years, Donald Morrow; a sister, Celeste Perry; and two brothers, Harold and R.M Freeman.
Eleanor grew up in Martin, Georgia and lived there until she married Donald in 1947. The newlyweds moved to Waynesville where she served as the Town Clerk of Haywood County for ten years. Afterwards, the pair made their forever home in Hendersonville; she acted as controller at Diamond Brand Canvas Products until her retirement. Since moving to Hendersonville, Eleanor had been an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Hendersonville and served in most every leadership role in church. As an active member of her community, Eleanor volunteered as a Pink Lady at Pardee Hospital, delivered for Meals on Wheels and was on the board of directors at Hospice. She was involved in several bridge clubs, Bible study groups and, at one time was a member of Junior Woman’s Club and Forrest Woman’s Club. Eleanor was a true Angel on Earth.
Left to cherish Eleanor’s memory are her children, Donna Cheadle (Eric) of Hendersonville, NC, and Michael Morrow of Rock Hill, South Carolina. Eleanor’s greatest joy in life were her grandchildren, Adam and Andrew Cheadle of Hendersonville, Allison Cheadle-Gandhi (Vrishil) of Plano, Texas and Amanda Johnson (Matt) of Helendale, California; and great-grandchildren, Mason Johnson of Helendale and Ari Gandhi of Plano; sister, Cerelle Holcombe of Toccoa, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Hendersonville and the Interfaith Assistance Ministry of Hendersonville.