Bobby Sanders Ware Obituary, 1998


A retired Crown-Zellerbach Paper Mill machinist
and resident of Jackson, he died at 1:30 a.m. 
Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, at Lane Memorial Hospital, 
He was 68 and a native of Battle. He was a U.S. 
Navy veteran of the Korean conflict, having received 
the United Nations Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal,
Second Award, National Defense Service Medal and Navy
Occupation Medal (Europe). He was a special East 
Feliciana Parish sheriff's deputy from 1964 to 1968 
and a member of the sheriff's posse. Survived by 
wife of 38 years, Miriam Schwartz Ware, Jackson; 
three daughters and sons-in-law, Violet W. and David
Wall, McComb, Miss., Barbara W. and Shannon Watts, 
Clinton, and Lily W. and James E. McGrath, Perry; a 
son, James Eugene Ware, Jackson; six grandchildren, 
Davenia Warren and Jerad Wall, Jackson, Tammanice 
Fleming, Clinton, Bobby James and John McGrath and 
Alexis McGrath, all of Perry; two great-grandchildren,
Ariel Cheyene Peters and Dakota Wayne Peters, both of 
Jackson; a great-grandson, Dustin Duane Wall, due to 
be born in April; and nieces and nephews, including
Robert Woods, Baton Rouge. Preceded in death by parents, 
Julian and Barbara Sanders Ware; and a sister, Stella 
Woods. He was a member of Apostolic Tabernacle."

Source: Tthe Advocate, East Feliciana, La. File submitted
by Donald W. Johnson (

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