Violet Brown Morrow

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  • "Violet was a sweet, smart, wonderful woman. She taught me..."
    - Kathy Heptinstall
  • "so sorry for your loss--Mrs. Morrow was a wonderful..."
    - gene tomlin
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Violet Brown Morrow, 86, died May 20, 2016, at her home in Heflin. Her final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. Violet was born on December 15, 1929 in Micaville to her parents, Bill and Elmer Brown. Violet served as the dietician at Coldwater Elementary School for 33 years. She was a member of the Alabama Education Association for 51 years. She won multiple awards over the course of her career. Violet loved to cook and be surrounded by family and friends. Everyone was welcome and no one went away hungry. She was an active member of Pinetucky Baptist Church where she served at various times as Sunday School teacher, choir member and the church hostess for over 30 years. She was also an active member of the Eastern Star, Chapter 120. She leaves behind her son, Larry and his wife, Janie and her daughter, Diann Tanner. She is also survived by her five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her brother, Paul Brown and her sister, Addis Lawler. Special thanks to the caregivers who served during her final days, Becky Ashley, Angel Bailey, Kendra Dickerson and Leslie Glasgow. Come celebrate her life and legacy at Dryden Funeral Home tonight from 5 until 7 for visitation. Funeral service will be held at Pinetucky Baptist Church on Sunday, May 22, 2016, at 2 pm. She will lie in state for one hour prior to the service. Dr. Larry Riddle will be presiding. Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great- grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be the ladies Sunday school class; Hope, Faith and Charity. Mrs. Morrow was preceded in death by her husband, James Ralph Morrow; her son-in-law, Johnny Tanner; parents, Bill and Elmer Brown and multiple sisters. Dryden Funeral Home 256-463-2287 Visit our website:
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Published in The Anniston Star on May 21, 2016