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Miriam Joyce Ware

December 15, 1921 April 25, 2014
Miriam Joyce Ware
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Lowell-Tims Funeral Home
1100 E. Tamarack Road
Altus, Oklahoma 73521
(580) 482-1233


Miriam Joyce "Sis" Ware, age 92, of Hess, passed away at her residence, Friday morning, April 25, 2014.

Mrs. Ware was born on the family farm, south of Hess, on December 15, 1921, to William Jesse and Maggie Mae (Gillis) Ware. Growing up on the farm, she attended Hess School and worked on the farm most of her life pulling bolls and picking cotton. For a short time, Miriam worked at Jones Grocery Store, in Hess also. A hard worker all of her life, Miriam enjoyed working in her garden, cooking and in her later years, playing bingo.

Preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Lelia Ware and Marie Dollins; four brothers, Nathan (Dob) Ware, Luther D. (Lit) Ware, Buddy Ware and Alvin Ware and her daughter-in-law, Rhonda Ware, she is survived by one son, Elton (Pitt) Ware of Hess; two grandchildren, Todd Ware and wife Tonya of Altus and Michelle Ware of Oklahoma City; two great granddaughters, Destiny Ware and Emelie Ware; two special nieces, Nelda Smith of Harmon, Oklahoma and Diane Fletcher of Globe, Arizona along with many other nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services for Miriam Ware will be at 2 p.m., Monday, April 28, 2014, at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rick Crouch officiating. Interment will follow at the Hess Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home.

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For those not able to attend the service, Lowell-Tims will provide a live web-cast of the service beginning at 1:58 p.m., Monday. Go to and click on obituaries. Then click on Miriam Ware. There will be a large button inviting you to join the web-cast.

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Lowell-Tims Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road

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Lowell-Tims Chapel
1100 East Tamarack Road
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