Dr. Better Jean Ware Obituary, 2018

 Betty Jean Ware

Ware, Dr. Betty J., 90, nursing professor, died Feb. 27. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday (Mercer-Adams, Bethany).

Betty Jean Ware, daughter of Roy Melvin and Ruby Lenore Lumkin Ware Thomas, was born February 12, 1928. After her father’s death, Betty was raised by her mother and maternal grandparents, Harvey N. Lumpkin and Pearl Hart Lumkin. She never married; but dedicated herself to a life of service to others through her nursing profession.

Betty had a master’s degree of Nursing Administration from the University of Colorado. She taught as the Associate Professor of Nursing at Southern Nazarene University until her retirement in 1993. She previously was a Nursing Educator at Oklahoma Baptist University and the University of Oklahoma. She worked in several positions culminating as Director of Nursing Service at Baptist Hospital in 1973.

Her closest relatives are Dr. and Mrs. Robert Morgan of Oklahoma City. She leaves many close friends.

Viewing will be Monday, 9am-9pm, with family present from 6-8pm at Mercer-Adams. Funeral services are set for Tuesday, March 6, 11:00am at Mercer-Adams Chapel, 3925 N. Asbury, Bethany, OK with interment in Altus,


Source: The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Monday, March 5, 2018

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