Mareen Whitmore Morrow (MiMi) 69, went to be with her heavenly father on March 15, 2014, at home surrounded by all her grandchildren, children and spouse of 50 years.
A memorial service will be held Friday, March 28, 2014 at First United Methodist Church, 200 Church Street in Azle, Texas at 4p.m.
She was born in Evansville, Indiana on Aug. 13, 1944 to Junior and Flora Nell Whitmore. She graduated from Lordsburg high school in Lordsburg, New Mexico in 1962. After attending two years of college at Central State, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, she married the love of her life, Tommy and settled in Dallas, Texas. After starting her family they moved to Lubbock, Texas where they lived for 30 years. She studied and became a medical transcriptionist. She then full filled her passion of decorating and owned her own antique booth that she ran for years. Her ultimate passion was being a homemaker, mother and grandmother (MiMi). She was a girl scout leader, bible school director and home room mother. She volunteered for her church, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church by singing in the choir. She gave countless hours of babysitting her three grandchildren. In 2005 they moved to Springtown, Texas and attended First United Methodist Church of Azle, Texas. She volunteered on the card ministries for a number of years and attended bible study whenever her health would allow her to.
They traveled many places but her fondest of memories were of Hawaii, where she has asked each grandchild to spread her ashes.
She was preceded in death by her father, Junior Whitmore and aunt, Mary Bell Williamson.
Survivors include; her loving husband, ‘hero’, and care giver, Tommy, to whom she was married for 50 years; mother, Flora Nell Whitmore of Weatherford, Texas; daughters, Amy Morrow Gallacher of Lewisville, Texas, Adrian Morrow Askins and husband Darrin Askins of Weatherford, Texas; grandchildren, Alyssa Gallacher, Cameron Gallacher and Caleb Askins; brother, Gary Whitmore and wife Carole Whitmore of Santa Fe, New Mexico; sister-in-law, Mary Morrow Alsobrook of Austin, Texas; dear cousins, Marietta Real and Bonnie Sue both of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The Azle News,
March 26, 2014 Edition