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Phone: 870-265-6166

Adolph B. Morara

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Published: December 29, 2012

Adolph B. Morara, age 89, of Lake Village died Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 at Delta Regional Hospital In Greenville, MS, After a brief illness induced by a fall. A.B. as he was universally known. He was born August 20, 1923 to Luccio and Frankie Morara in Readland (Eudora), Ark.

Introduced into the Army Air Corps in 1943, A.B. survived several actions while fighting for his country, to highlight just a few on June 4th 1944 A.B. jumped from a burning plane over Italy, 5 of his fellow crewmen were killed in that incident . In another A.B. was on a plane that crash landed on a farm in Hungary on July 7th, 1944 and taken prisoner by the German Army. On February 6th 1945 the Nazis ordered the prisoners to get up and start walking in what was to be known as the German Death March. The cruelties endured were too numerous to be listed here but on that trek A.B. and another POW carried one of their comrades for miles in order to prevent his death. A.B. was liberated at Bitterfield, Germany April 26th 1945.

A.B's life won't be remembered for his military action, however, A.B. will be remembered by for always having a smile and spending most of his life laughing a laughter and humor that was contagious, which kept his friends and family never getting enough of being around. Mr. A.B.

His survival by his wife of 64 years, Gloria Mazzanti Morara, and four children, Jimmy Morara of Lake Village, Beatrice Davidson of Lake Village, Raymond Morara of Greenville, Miss. and Neva Mayo of Monroe, La. He was preceded in death by his youngest son, Christopher Morara, two brothers, Luccio and Hugo Morara, two sisters, Lena Morara Morrison and Beatrice Morara, a grandson, Michael Davidson and a son-in-law, Mike Davidson.

Visitation was Friday December 28, 2012 at 5 p.m. at Bishop Funeral Home, followed by the rosary at 6 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Our Lady Of the Lake Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012. Funeral arrangements are being provided by Bishop Funeral Home of Lake Village, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Mary's School or Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.

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