Dora Morrow, 92

Dora Toepperwein Morrow, 92, died Friday, Feb. 2, at a Fort Worth hospital. The funeral will be graveside at 10 a.m. Saturday, Mission Park South Cemetery, San Antonio with Msgr. Thomas Palmer officiating. Mrs. Morrow was born and grew up in Menard. She attended the University of Texas at Austin where she met and married her husband, William H. Morrow on Sept. 3, 1933. They spent sixteen years in Hattiesburg MS where they had a daughter. While living in Hattiesburg, Dora was very active with Girl Scouts of America. At that time she also attended the University of Southern Mississippi and received a Bachelor of Arts degree. She and her family moved to Houston, 1961 where her husband continued his law practice with Exxon. She was involved with volunteer work in the First Presbyterian Church and helped establish Meadow Home for Girls. In 1975 she and her husband retired in Austin, where she continued to be an active member of the Presbyterian church and enjoyed gardening and travel. In 1998 she and her husband purchased a home in Fort Worth to be near their daughter and her husband. She loved her friends and family and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents Emil and Sophie Toepper-wein, a sister Louisa Walter, and a brother Herman Toepperwien. Survivors include husband of 67 years, William H. Morrow, a daughter, Dana Butler and husband Denwood all of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Brooks Butler and his wife Gerri of College Station, DeDe Butler of Fort Worth. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 919 North Michigan Ave.; Suite 1100, Chicago, Ill. 60611-1676 or a charity of choice.

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