Founder of Abilene Hope Haven, Inc dies at 93


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The founder of Abilene Hope Haven, Inc., died on Wednesday, October 16 at the age of 93.

Jackie Morris Warmsley was born July 16, 1926, in Abilene Texas. She graduated from Abilene Christian University with a degree in Art and Social Work. She worked as a state police officer, social worker, school teacher and at the Christian Service Center.

Jackie was the founder of Abilene Hope Haven Inc., a nonprofit organization that works with people experiencing homelessness to provide access to safe, affordable housing.

“We are very sad to hear of her passing, but also feel an immense amount of gratitude for her willingness to love our neighbors experiencing homelessness boldly through action,” said the non-profit in a Facebook post.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 11:00 am at North’s Memorial Chapel.

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