Elvin Clutch Ware was the son of Franklin “Frank” Clutch Ware and Ola Barbara Clawson.
On 2 May 1943 he married Mary Ellen Shelton in Maryville, Missouri. They had the following children: Franklin, Elvin Jr., Mike, Ikey, Darlene, Mary Elizabeth, Phyllis Ann, Rita Marie and Donna E. Ware.
Elvin passed away 11 Jan 1973 in Barnard, Missouri and was buried in the Barnard Masonic-IOOF Cemetery in Barnard, Missouri.
1. Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002. Mary Shelton was born abt 1923 at age 20. She married Elvin Ware on 2 May 1943 in Nodaway County, Missouri. He was age 24.
2. Social Security Death Index. Elvin Ware was born 18 May 1918 and died Jan 1973. SSN issued in Wyoming. SS# 520-05-6867.
3. Nodaway County Genealogical Society, Grant Township Cemeteries, Nodaway County Genealogical Society (April 2010), Page 36. Ware, Franklin C. 1878 – 1949 [June 1, 1949], Barbara Ola 1891 – 1972 [April 29, 1972], Ware, Elvin C. 18 May 1918 – 9 Jan 1973.
4. Price Funeral Home Records, Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri (Nodaway County Genealogical Society, Box 214, Maryville, Missouri 64468).
Place of Death = Family Home, Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri.
Usual Residence = RFD #4 Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri
Name of Deceased = Elvin Clutch Ware
Date of Death = 9 Jan 1973
Sex & Color = male, white
Marital Status = married
Time and Date of Death = 1:00 AM, 9 Jan 1973
Date of Birth = 18 May 1918
Age = 54y 7m 21d
Birthplace = Arkoe, Missouri
Occupation = Laborer, Construction
Father’s Name = Franklin C. Ware
Mother’s Maiden Name = Ola B. Clawson
Name of Spouse = Mary Ellen Shelton
Marriage location & date = 1942, Maryville, Missouri
Veteran = no
SSN = 520-05-6867
Informant = Mrs. Mary E. Ware, Maryville, Missouri
Burial Date & Location = 11 Jan 1973, Masonic Cemetery, Barnard, Missouri.
Cause of Death = Acute cardiac decompensation; Acute gastro-ententis & dehydration.
Doctor = B. F. Byland MD, Maryville, Missouri.
Relatives = Wife: Mrs. Mary Ellen Ware of the home, 5 sons: A1/c Franklin Ware stationed in England Elvin Ware, Jr.; Mike & Ikey of the home 5 daughters: Mrs. Darlene Brant, Maryville, Missouri, Mrs. Donna Black, Houston, Texas, Mary Elizabeth, Phyllis Ann & Rita Marie Ware all of the home.
Brother: Verle Ware, St. Joseph, Missouri, half-brother: Marion Ware, Inglewood, Colorado.
Bio written by Rich Ware.
Barnard Masonic-IOOF Cemetery