“Tecumseh resident Jack Ware, 80, died Wednesday, March 16, in Tecumseh.
He was born March 5, 1925, in Shawnee to Arthur and Laura May (Douglas) Ware. He was a resident of the Tecumshe/Shawnee area all of his life and attended Shawnee Schools.
On April 3, 1948, he married Helen Ware in Shawnee. She proceded him in death Aug. 15, 1998.
He worked as a truck driver for 20 years. He also worked as a graocery store for 15 years, Pratt’s for 14 years and Al & James for two years.
He was proceded in death by his parents; his wife; one grandchild, Destry Eugene Ware; a great-grandchild, Lacey Ware; brother, don Ware; and a sister Maxine Elliot.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Jeanne and Lonnie Shirey of Earlsboro, Linda and Gary Maston of Shawnee, Rena and Gary Batt of Tecumseh and Lena Faye Ware of Shawnee; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Dena Ware of Tecumseh; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m. today at Tecumseh Cemetery with the Rev. Mike McCauley officiating. Cooper Funeral HOme of Tecumseh is directing arrangements.”
Source: Shawnee News-Star, March 19, 2005
Kay Sugg Best Record added: Mar 27, 2005