Former Baylor Home Economics Professor Dies

June 1, 1998

WACO, Texas -- Annie Launa Morrow, a former assistant professor of home economics at Baylor University, died Sunday, May 31, 1998, in an Abilene nursing home. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 3, 1998, in the Meridian Cemetery with the Rev. Ron Durham officiating. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Columbus Avenue Baptist Church chapel in Waco.

Morrow was born June 11, 1907, in Erick, Okla. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from North Texas State College and also did graduate study at Texas Woman's University, Texas Technological College, Texas Christian University, Kansas State University, and the University of Houston. She taught in the home economics department at Baylor from 1956 until her retirement in 1977.

She is survived by her son, Dr. Merlin E. Morrow and his wife Barbara of Abilene; a sister, Lela Jonas of Bandera; two brothers, Curtis Koerth of Evant and Ervin Koerth of Grand Prairie; a granddaughter, Luann Whitaker of Abilene; a great-grandchild, Mackenzie Carson Whitaker of Abilene; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be made to the family and consumer sciences department at Baylor University.

Lawson Funeral Home in Meridian is in charge of arrangements.

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