Jinx was reared in Altoona. She graduated from Altoona High School in 1966, the year she was football queen. Jinx was employed at the Matthew’s Airosol Plant in Neodesha.
On Dec. 14, 1970, in Fredonia, she was united in marriage to Rodger Shinn.
She is survived by her father, Merlin H. Ware, Altoona; husband, Rodger J. Shinn, Fredonia; son, Tracy Shane Shinn, Olathe; and one aunt, Margaret Shafer, Neodesha. Her mother, Patsy Ware, preceded her in death.
Graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 23 at the Fredonia City Cemetery. Words of condolence for the family may be left at www.timmonsfuneralhome.com.
Timmons Funeral Home, PO Box 168, Fredonia, KS 66736 is in charge of the arrangements.