Tina Sue Ware – a Pendleton resident passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013, at her home in Pendleton. She was 52 years old. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 2:00 PM at Burns Mortuary Chapel in Pendleton. Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements.
Tina was born January 10, 1961, to Lawrence M. & Glena M. (Wade) Thompson. She was born in Hermiston, Oregon, and attended schools in Pendleton. Later her children were born in Pendleton. Tina spent a short time in Seattle, Washington, then settled in Pendleton with her lifelong friend and husband John Ware. They were married on July 3rd, 2013 in Baker, Oregon. She had been a member of the Free Methodist Church. She worked in customer service for Wildhorse Resort. Tina enjoyed gardening, interior decorating, reading and listening to music but she loved spending time with her grandchildren, her husband and family.
Tina is survived by her husband John Ware at the home in Pendleton, her daughter Crystal N. Seutter & husband Cary A. Seutter of Puyallup, WA, step-son Jason Whelan of Stanfield, OR, brothers; Steven M. Thompson of Emmett, ID, Larry D. Thompson of Anchorage, AK, and Michael R. Thompson of Anchorage, AK, sisters; Glena M. Caywood of Emmett, ID, Judy A. Walker of Emmett, ID, Janet Stillman of Federal Way, WA, Marian A. Bradley of Hermiston, OR, and Debra L. Mosher of Pendleton, OR, and grandchildren: Jonathan J. Southwick, Julian R. Seutter, Jameson D. Seutter and Jenea Southwick.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lawrence M. Thompson and Glena M. Baty, her son Jonathon J. Southwick and a sister Leslie F. Winks.
Source: Burns Mortuary, on-line