Twila M. Ninemire, 93, resident mostly of Trego and Graham Counties, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at her home at Brookdale Senior Living in Hays.

She was born Oct. 4, 1923, in northern Trego County to Claude Eugene and Mary Howard (Zeman) Howat. She was a 1940 graduate of Trego Community High School and attended Kansas State University on a Union Pacific scholarship for two years.

She married Floyd Ninemire on Dec. 25, 1943, in WaKeeney. He preceded her in death. She helped with farming and raising livestock.

Survivors include four children, Gerald Ninemire, Madill, Okla., Marjean Ninemire, Glenview, Ill.; David Ninemire, Philadelphia, and JoAnn Driggers, Jenks, Okla.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, WaKeeney; inurnment in WaKeeney City Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Memorials are suggested to Prairie Faith Shared Ministry in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, WaKeeney.