“Jerome Ware, aged 47, died at two-thirty this morning. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Effie Bowman Ware, one daughter, Mrs. Thurman Shanks and Earnest Vern Bowman who he raised from childhood. Two sisters, Mrs. Lacy Bowman and Mrs. George Shelton, and two brothers, Walter and Howard Ware, all of Greene County also survive.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at two-thrity in the Clear Springs Methodist Church of which Mr. Ware was a member with the Rev. K.W. Baldwin and the Rev. Leonard Churchwell officiating. Interment will take place in the Pleasant Vale Cemetery.
The boy will remain at Kiser Funeral Home until time for the services.
Active pallbearers will be Kenneth Rhea, Fred Armstrong, Robert Million, Houston Burger, Ralph Shanks and Tom Fannon.
Honorary pallbearers will include Roy Reed, Ira Carder, Paul Rader, Ruble Shanks, Berthol Burger, Guy Barlow, Ivis Renner, O.M. Hartsell, G.C. Crabtree, Lon Southerland, Hobson Jones, H.W. Stone, Horace House, A.L. Southerland, J.O. Shanks, B.C. Martin, Ray Martin, James Armstrong, Frank Keys, Clarence Gibson, W.H. Evans, Bert Baskette, Paul Baskette, Joe Armstrong, Maurice Maupin, John Martin, Corum Thompson.
Flower bearers, Mesdames, Elmer Luttrell, Alonzo Bird, Charlie Rupert, Houston Burger, Berthold Burger, Ralph Shanks, Myrtle Milburn, Marius Maupin, Clarence Gibson, Marion Reed, Ruble Shanks, Charles Solomon, Corum Thompson, Edward Brooks, Luna Coffee, J.D. House, Luster Jones, Bert Baskette, Ruble Shanks, Hugh Shanks, Misses Naomi, Virginia and Ella Mae Bowman, Janice Jarrette and Wilma Johnson and Lillian Crabtree.”
Tnbreeze Record added: Sep 27, 2011