Iona Ware Obituary, 2004

“Iona Ware passed away in Roanoke, Virginia on Thursday, April 29, 2004 at the age of 79. She was the loving wife of Charles C. Ware, Sr. for 61 years and the beloved mother of Charles Ware, Jr. and his wife, Mary, Cheryl Kranz and her husband, Mark, and Debbie Dawson and her husband, Tim; the grandmother of Chip Ware, Colleen Schmidt, Caleb Dawson and Drew Kranz; the great grandmother of Renee and Stefanie Ware, and Max and Alexandra Schmidt. She is also survived by one brother Chesley Walker, Jr. She will be remembered and greatly missed by many nieces, nephews, and wonderful friends. She will continue to live in our hearts. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to Adventa Hospice 1645 Apperson Drive Salem, Va. 24153. A private graveside service will be conducted on Friday. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Simpson Funeral Home 5160 Peters Creek Road.”

Source:  Roanoke Times, The (VA) – April 30, 2004


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