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Jimmy "Jim" Morrow '50 September 18, 2023 2:18 PM updated: September 18, 2023 2:23 PM

Jimmy "Jim" Horace Morrow 
October 27, 1928 – June 23, 2023 

Jim Morrow of Austin, Texas, age 94, died June 23, 2023. He was born October 27, 1928 in Mineral Wells, Texas.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Billie Waggoner Morrow, their four children: John Morrow and wife Denise, Julie Jansen, Joel Morrow, Jane and husband Glenn Beasley; ten grandchildren: Joshua Morrow (Seliece), Luke Morrow (Gracie), Mark Jansen (Melissa), William Morrow (Kari), Will Beasley (Bree), Jake Morrow, Ben Beasley (Jessalyn), Jared Morrow, Anna Kate Beasley (Logan), and John Beasley (May). He has six great-grandchildren: Thalia Beasley, Keith Morrow, Sam Morrow, Michael Morrow, Louisa Morrow, and Brooks Beasley. He is also survived by his sister, Carolyn Cooper and sister-in-law, Judy Morrow. He was preceded in death by his parents, Horace and Grace Morrow, sister Sammy, and brothers Bill, Erwin, and Dan.

Jim graduated from high school in Graford, Texas and from Texas A&M University (petroleum engineer, 1950). He worked for his dad in his Graford grocery store, served in the U.S. Army for two years, worked for Steed Oil Co., Amoco, and Conoco. He worked for the Texas Railroad Commission, eventually becoming the director of the oil and gas division, and The Oil Conservation Division in New Mexico.

He was a member of The Westover Hills Church of Christ in Austin. His funeral will be at Cook-Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar, Austin, TX. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 27, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The funeral service will occur Tuesday from 11:00 am – 12:00 PM. A graveside service will take place at Woodland Park Cemetery in Mineral Wells, Texas on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at 10 AM.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Morrow family.

Cook-Walden Funeral Home


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