|Birth: ||Apr. 6, 1912|
|Death: ||Nov. 18, 1969|
Morris F. Partlow was born April 6, 1912 in Oklahoma, son of Frank D. Partlow (1870-1935) and Phebe Adella 'Della' Wilson (1873-1933).
The 1920 Federal Census for Snyder, Oklahoma (Kiowa County) shows Morris Partlow, age 7 years 8 months, born in Oklahoma; living with his father, Frank D. Partlow, a retail grocery merchant, age 49, born in Illinois; and his mother, Della, age 46, born in Iowa. Also living in the household were Morris' siblings: Wilson, age 20, born in Illinois; Raymond, age 16, born in Iowa; and Robert, age 12, born in Colorado.
The 1930 Federal Census for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County) shows Morris Partlow, age 18, a salesman in a grocery store, born in Oklahoma; living with his father, Frank D. Partlow, auto accessories salesman, age 58, born in Illinois; and his mother, Della, age 56, born in Iowa. Also living in the household was Morris' brother, Robert, filing clerk in a produce store, age 23, born in Colorado.
Morris married Elpha Eura Rea, who was born April 7, 1914 in Arkansas City, Arkansas (Desha County), daughter of Joseph Henry 'Joe' Rea and Etha Cordelia Brown.
The 1940 Federal Census for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County) shows Elpha E. Partlow, age 25, born in Arkansas; and her husband, Morris F. Partlow, a billing clerk in a produce house, age 27, born in Oklahoma. Living with them was one child, Carolyn Partlow, age 1, born in Oklahoma.
Morris died November 18, 1969 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County) and was buried in the Sunny Lane Cemetery in Del City, Oklahoma (Oklahoma County). Elpha died November 30, 1997 in Bakersfield, California and was buried in Sunny Lane Cemetery beside her husband.
Obituary, The Oklahoman, November 19, 1969
Morris F. Partlow, 57, of 244 NW 85, died Tuesday at Mercy Hospital after a brief illness. Services are pending with Hahn-Cook, Street and Draper Funeral Home.
Partlow, a native of Mountain Park, moved to Oklahoma City in 1928 from Snyder. He had been employed by Mistletoe Express for 27 years. He was a World War II veteran, a member of American Legion Post 35 and First Methodist Church of Snyder.
Survivors include his wife, Elpha "Rea;" two daughters, Connie of the home, and Mrs. Caroline Finch, 309 NW 82, and three brothers, Earl, Norman; Bob, Okmulgee, and Wilson, Oklahoma City.
Frank D Partlow (1870 - 1935)
Della P Partlow (1873 - 1933)
Elpha Eura Rea Partlow (1914 - 1997)
Sunny Lane Cemetery
Plot: Section 11
Created by: TimelessSpirits
Record added: Jun 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92012349