DENTON, Texas — Karen Yuvonne Housley Boliver, age 69, passed away peacefully after a short battle with esophageal cancer on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.
Karen was born September 6, 1943, in McAlester, Oklahoma, to Willard Joe and Ella Marie (Morrow) Housley. She attended school in Lake Dallas and Denton. Karen worked at various places through Triangle Temporaries for many years.
She is survived by three sons, Joe Ewing and wife, D'Lynn, James Ewing and wife, Mary of Denton, Texas, and Michael Ewing and wife, Charlene of San Antonio, Texas; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one sister, Dianne Thomason of Ardmore, Okla. She also has several nieces, nephews and cousins who were very dear to her.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
On Saturday, January 5, 2013, the family will gather from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Lowrie Hall at Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 Hobson Lane, Denton, TX 76205 to share some food, fellowship and celebrate Karen's life. Come share your stories.
The family wishes to thank Pecan Tree Rehabilitation in Gainesville, Texas, Senior Care in Denton, Texas, Ardent Hospice, and especially, Phil and Lisa for their care of Karen these last few months — we could not have made it without you.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Our Daily Bread, 300 W. Oak St., Suite 100, Denton, TX 76201 or Trinity United Methodist Church, 633 Hobson Lane, Denton, TX 76205.
Condolences may be sent c/o Joe Ewing, 2184 Wood Hollow Road, Denton, TX 76208 or online at