Morrow, Linda

Written by David Green.

Linda “Lin” K. Morrow, 60, of Leesburg, Fla., and formerly of Lyons, Ohio, died Nov. 3, 2011, at the Villages, surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hospice of the Villages. 

She was born Feb. 11, 1951, to Robert and Virginia A. (Wanless) Hyter. When Lin was a child, she went to live with Wayne and Mary Wyse who loved her and raised her like she was one of their own. On Nov. 3, 1983, she married Dennis Morrow and he survives. 

 Lovingly called “Aunt Lin” by any and all who knew her, she could put a smile on your face at any moment, but you always knew she could wipe it off just as fast.  Never having any children of her own, Lin “adopted” her numerous nieces and nephews and treated them as though they were her own.

Lin loved to go gambling, fishing and making miniature doll houses, but probably one of her most famous hobbies was to make up silly songs about people.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two brothers, Jeffrey and Barbara Wyse of Morenci, Mich., and John and Julie Wyse of Lyons; two sisters, Laura (and Abel) Flores of Lyons and Karen Amos of Coldwater, Mich.; seven nephews; nine nieces; eight great-nieces and nine great-nephews.  

At Lin’s request cremation has taken place.  Private memorial services will be scheduled at a later date. The burial of her cremains will be held in the spring in Winameg Cemetery, Ohio.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.

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