Create a new table with the same number of rows/columns and without a footer row. Then, copy/cut & paste the desired contents.
- Select entire footing row.
- Edit > Clear
Clear Table Cells : Options
<*> Remove Cells from Table
Or is this an answer to a different question?
This method worked--almost. I was able to delete the footing row, but for some strange reason it also deleted another row from the table (Row 1 of 3). I decided to do it that way, and re-add the needed row--still less work than Arnis's method.