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Lisa Gaye Ware


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Lisa Gaye Ware Obituary
1935 - 2016 Lisa Gaye Ware went to be with the Lord on July 14, 2016, in Houston, at the age of 81. She was born as Leslie Gaye Griffin in Denver, CO, on March 6, 1935. She became Lisa Gaye Ware when she married Bentley Clyde Ware who predeceased her. She had a brilliant career as a dancer and actress under the stage name of Lisa Gaye in films such as "Rock Around the Clock", "Shake, Rattle, & Roll", and "Drums Across the River" and television shows such as "Get Smart", "I Dream of Jeannie", "Wagon Train", "Perry Mason", "The Bob Cummings Show", "Wild Wild West", "The Flying Nun" and as Gwen Kirby in "How to Marry a Millionaire" as well as multiple television shows from the 1950's - 1960's. She retired from the public eye in 1970, to raise her daughter and to begin focusing on her devotion to her Lord Jesus Christ. She is survived by her daughter, Janell; by her many grandchildren; by her sister, Debra K'ung (Debra Paget) and her son; and her brother, Frank Henry Griffin Jr. and his children, his grandchildren, and his great-grandchildren; and by her sister, Teala Griffin Pickler's (Teala Loring's) children, her grandchildren, and her great-grandchildren. Her remains will be placed at the Houston National Cemetery. She is in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. A Bible verse from Lisa to you - (John 3:16) "For God so loved the world, that He gave His Only Begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have Everlasting Life."
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Aug. 7, 2016
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