Dora M. Ware, Obituary, 2001

Dora M. Ware

Dora M. Ware, a longtime resident of Wynona, died Wed., Jan.
24, 2001 in the Barnsdall Nursing Home following an extended
illness.  She was 95 years of age.

Dora was born on September 5, 1905, in Bellmont.  She is the
daughter of Robert E. Lee Smith and Mary Maude (Disch) Smith. 
On February 6, 1922, she married David Clark Ware in Pawhuska.

He preceded her in death on March 27, 1980.

Dora served as Treasurer for the First Christian Church in 
Wynona for over 30 years.  She was also the Voter Registrar
at Wooster Mound for many years.

Survivors include:  three sons, Gene Ware of Hominy; Dennis 
Ware and wife, Kathy and Benny Ware and wife, Linda, all of
Wynona; two daughters, Doris Ann Ware of Nowata and Lillian
Myers and husband, Ralph, of Wynona; one sister, Ella Berg 
of The Colony, Texas; 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren,
11 great-great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives 
and friends.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Dora was preceded
in death by three children:  Melvin Ware, Ella Louise Ware and
Floyd Ware.

Services were officiated by Rev. Phil Snider of the First 
Christian Church of Hominy.  Services were held at the 
Johnson Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment was in the Pawhuska
City Cemetery.

Casketbearers were David Ware, Tom Proctor, John Ware, Lonnie
Ware, Wesley Ware, Carlos Vulgamore and Don Stephens.

Johnson's Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Source:  The Hominy News - Progress Vol. 30, No. 5 Wednesday,
January 31, 2001 Page 5, Pawhuska OK

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