Otyce Brown Froe

November 29, 1991

Otyce Brown Froe, 80, a teacher and administrator with Baltimore schools, died Monday at Union Memorial Hospital of respiratory illness.

Funeral services will be held at noon tomorrow in the Morgan Christian Center at Morgan State University.

Mrs. Froe, a resident of Ivy Avenue in Morgan Park, was born in St. Matthews, S.C., and grew up in Washington. She graduated from Dunbar High School there and earned bachelor's and master's degrees in home economics from Howard University.

zTC Mrs. Froe taught home economics and did administrative work in the Chicago, Ill., school system; Bluefield State College in Bluefield, W.Va.; and Wilberforce University in Wilberforce, Ohio, before beginning work in the Baltimore school system in 1950.

She also did field research for the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

She was a member of several professional groups, including the Delta Sigma Theta sorority, the Arts Unlimited, the Chums Inc. and many bridge clubs. She also was an artist, and many of her oil paintings have been displayed locally and in other cities.

Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Dr. Otis D. Froe, professor emeritus at Morgan State University; a daughter, Lynne Pamela Froe of Baltimore; a sister, Ruth Jackson of Washington; a cousin, Hazel Giles of Washington; and several nieces and nephews.

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