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Norma Jane Ware

February 4, 1936 — January 17, 2024

Port Arthur

Norma “Janey” Ware, 87, of Port Arthur, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at her residence in Port Arthur.

A private family service is being overseen by Melancon Levingston Funeral Home in Groves.


“Janey” was born in Springfield, Missouri, on February 4, 1936, to her loving parents Charles and Mildred Dotson. 


She was preceded in death by loving husband of sixty-four years, Francis “Buddy” Ware.

She is survived by her two daughters: Sharon Burton and husband Donald of Huntsville, TX; and Janice Douga and husband Mike of Nederland, TX; son Timothy Ware and wife Patricia of Houston, TX; three grandchildren: Shane Douga and wife Jennifer; Cayne Douga and wife Kahla; and Meghan Burton; five great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice.

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