Tuesday, July 19, 2016

RIP Lisa Gaye

RIP Lisa Gaye

Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle
Houston Chronicle

July 20, 2016

Lisa Gaye Ware, 1935 - 2016, went to be with The Lord July 14, 2016 in Houston at the age of 81. She was born as Leslie Gaye Griffin in Denver, Colorado 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) & her son; and her brother Frank Henry Griffin Jr. & his children, his grandchildren, and his great grandchildren; & 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."

GAYE, Lisa (Leslie Gaye Griffin)
Born: 3/6/1935, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.
Died: 7/14/2016, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Lisa Gaye’s westerns – actress:
Drums Across the River – 1954 (Jennie)
Frontier (TV) – 1955 (Sister Marguerite)
Annie Oakley (TV) – 1956 (Vera Barker)
The Adventures of Jim Bowie (TV) 1956, 1957 (Jeanne Brasseau, Mario Miro)
Have Gun – Will Travel (TV) – 1957, 1958 (Helen Abajinian, Nancy Walter)
The Californians (TV) – 1958 (Donna Louise)
Northwest Passage (TV) – 1958 (Natula)
Tombstone Territory (TV) – 1958, 1959 (Miss Lizette, Nancy Cooley)
Zorro (TV) – 1958 (Constancia)
Bat Masterson (TV) – 1959, 1961 (Lori Dowling/Lori La Rue, Susan Carver, Elena)
Hudson’s Bay (TV) – 1959 (Soft Snow)
Pony Express (TV) – 1959 (Lotta Lee)
Black Saddle (TV) – 1959 (Susan Kent)
Colt .45 (TV) 1959 (June Webster)
Sugarfoot (TV) – 1959 (Patricia ‘Brimstone’ Hoyt)
Cheyenne (TV) – 1960 (Jenny, Francis Scott)
Death Valley Days (TV) – 1960, 1961, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969 (Yvonne Benet, Dolores, Healing Woman, Gypsy, Rosie Lisa)
Rawhide (TV) – 1960 (Odette Laurier)
U.S. Marchal (TV) – 1960 (Marie Wallace)
Maverick (TV) – 1961 (Soledad Lozaro)
Tales of Wells Fargo (TV) – 1961 (Sunset)
Wagon Train (TV) – 1961 (Alma Mendez)
Bronco (TV) – 1962 (Donna Coe)
Laramie (TV) – 1962 (Winona)
The Wild Wild West (TV) – 1966, 1967 (Lorolei, Lana Benson)

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