Monday, March 20, 2006

Obituary: Honore Willsie Morrow - Class of 1898

Mrs. Morrow, Novelist, Dies

NEW HAVEN, April 12 - Mrs. Honore Morrow, novelist, a native of Exeter, N.H., and daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. William D. McCue of that place, died here today in the Hospital of St. Raphael.

With her three children, she had lived in Brixham, England for eight years, coming to the home of her sister, Mrs. Manley Chester, this city, in January, deeply affected by the war conditions.

Her children are Richard Morrow, Mrs. Felicia Beau (Mrs. Jules Beau) and Miss Anne Perth Morrow. All were adopted.

Funeral services will be held here in private on Sunday. The body will be taken to her former home in Exeter for burial. Mrs. Morrow was widow of William Morrow, president of the William Morrow Publishing Company of New York city. She was best known for her Lincoln books.

Originally published in the Manchester Leader, New Hampshire, on April 17, 1940

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