Juanita Pearl Morrison, 76, state hospital supervisor


Juanita Pearl Morrison, who was a supervisor at then-Rosewood State Hospital for 35 years, died Sunday of undetermined causes at Homewood Retirement Center in Hanover, Pa. She was 76.

The former Reisterstown and Westminster resident was a licensed practical nursing supervisor at Rosewood in Owings Mills from 1936 until retiring in 1971. Born Juanita Pearl Dennison in Cumberland, she graduated from high school in Flintstone, Allegany County, and received her nurses training at Rosewood.

Mrs. Morrison was married in 1940 to L. Carl Morrison, who died in 1997.

A memorial service was held yesterday at the retirement community.

She is survived by two sons, Kenneth Morrison of Hanover and John Morrison of Hampstead; a daughter, Bobbie Ward of Ellicott City; two brothers, John Dennison and Paul Dennison, both of Cumberland; a sister, Mildred Hite of Marietta, Ga.; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Pub Date: 1/06/99

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