Dorothy Gene Ware, 75, of Luxora passed away on August 4th, 2016 in Jonesboro. She was born on April 2nd, 1941 in Round Pond, AR to John Hawkins and Jessie Gillom. She was a resident of the Luxora area for 55 years where she served as a homemaker, a member of the Mt. Israel M.B Church, and was the former church secretary.
She is preceded in death by her parents, John Hawkins and Jessie Gillom;
One sister, Charlean William;
One brother, Lee Gillom;
And two infant sons, Joel and Isaac Ware.
She is survived by her husband, Freddie Ware of Luxora;
Four daughters, Freda (Kelvin) Crawford of Fort Worth, TX, Teresa (Kirby) McDonald of Luxora, Debbie Ware of Fort Worth, TX, and Ruth Ware of Luxora;
One son, Freddy (Tyra) Ware of Luxora;
Seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The visitation will be held on Friday, August 12th, 2016 at 1 p.m. and will last until 2 p.m. at the Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola. The Funeral will be the same day, after the visitation at the Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola. She is to be buried at the Whiteside Cemetery in Osceola. Rev. George Ware will serve as the officiating minister and Wilson Funeral Home Osceola is in charge of funeral services.
Source: Blytheville Courier, on-line