Grover Emmitt Boulware of Fairland died Sunday, Jan. 28, 2007, at Integris Baptist Regional Health Center in Miami after a long illness. He was 79.

Boulware was born Dec. 22, 1927, to Emmitt and Anna (Towell) Boulware.

Survivors include his wife, Carol of the home; three sons, Jim Boulware and his wife Susan of Atlanta, Ga., Gary Sharp of the home and David Sharp of Anderson, Mo.; three daughters, Donna Williams of Cheyenne, Wyo., Sheila Noe of Memphis, Tenn., and Sandy McConnell of Redway, Calif.; one sister, Delphia Wickman of Brighton, Colo., 24 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two sons, John Boulware and Larry Sharp.

Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Assembly of God Church in Fairland with the Rev. Jackie Crafton officiating.

Cremation of funeral arrangements are under the direction of Cooper-Althouse Funeral Home of Fairland.