Evelyn L. Ware Obituary, 1997

“SEMINOLE – Evelyn L. “Trixie” Ware, former Shidler resident, died Sunday, Feb. 9, 1997, at her home in Seminole. She was 65.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, in the Swearingen Funeral Home Chapel in Seminole with Mr. Frank Hester and the Rev. Nick Hamilton officiating. Burial will be in the Little Cemetery under direction of Swearingen.

Evelyn L. “Trixie” (Bivin) Ware was born Jan. 24, 1932, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Farrel and Margaret (DeWitt) Bivin. She was married to I.J. Ware on Oct. 25, 1949, in Shidler. She was a member of the Shidler Baptist Church. The family moved from Shidler to Seminole in 1982. Mrs. Ware was an employee of the Okie Smoke Shop.

Survivors include her husband, I.J. Ware, of the Seminole home; two daughters, Debbie Chesser of Holdenville and Rita Scott of Shawnee; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother.

Casket bearers will be C.M. Clark, Jim Morgan, Rob Pyron, Gary Tolson, Ken Taylor, and Tom Key.

Source:  Ponca City News


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